Foot pain linked to excess body weight
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Foot pain linked to excess body weight

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about one-third of American adults are overweight, and the same proportion is obese, which amounts to a whopping two-thirds of the population that needs to lose weight.

3D imaging may improve diagnosis of fallen arches
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3D imaging may improve diagnosis of fallen arches

Flatfoot disorder – also known as fallen arches or plantar fasciitis – may not be serious on its own, but may develop into a painful condition when left untreated, and possibly cause secondary conditions like bunions or knee problems.

Got bunions Try water aerobics
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Got bunions? Try water aerobics

Physical activity is a bit of a catch-22 for people with arthritis, especially when the condition attacks the feet and results in bunions or hammer toe.

Barefoot running can be a pain in the feet
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Barefoot running can be a pain in the feet

The barefoot running trend has both staunch opponents and enthusiastic supporters.

Researchers find correlation between rates of obesity and arthritis
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Researchers find correlation between rates of obesity and arthritis

Obesity is linked to a number of conditions, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and foot pain.

Campaign highlights the impact of orthopaedic problems on disability rates
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Campaign highlights the impact of orthopaedic problems on disability rates

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has launched its Nation in Motion Campaign, in which the organization highlights how orthopaedic care helps people get back on their feet and back to work.

Doctor claims that bunion friendly shoes may help prevent cancer
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Doctor claims that bunion-friendly shoes may help prevent cancer

David Agus, M.D., is the author of a new book titled The End of Illness, in which he purports that preventing deadly cancer may be a simple matter of consistently treating the body well.

Proper diagnosis is key in treating foot pain
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Proper diagnosis is key in treating foot pain

While conservative treatments may be helpful in alleviating foot problems like bunions, hammer toe or fallen arches, such non-invasive techniques will do little to cure foot pain if they’re not actually getting to the root of the problem.

Infrared technology may alleviate inflammatory foot pain
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Study: Infrared technology may alleviate inflammatory foot pain

New York news channel NY1 recently reported on a new therapy to treat foot pain that’s more often used in medical spas than podiatry offices.

Health center sues insurance company over unpaid bunion surgery and other services
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Health center sues insurance company over unpaid bunion surgery and other services

Crain’s Chicago Business recently reported that the Oak Brook Surgical Centre in Illinois is filing suit against Connecticut-based insurance company Aetna over and alleged $3.4 million in unpaid medical bills.

Choose surgeons wisely when going in for bunion surgery
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Choose surgeons wisely when going in for bunion surgery

It’s an unfortunate truth for some people suffering from bunions that a bunionectomy may become necessary.

New procedure may make for simple bunion correction
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New procedure may make for simple bunion correction

What if rather than having to endure painful, bone-cutting surgery, people with arthritis could turn back the hands of time on their condition simply by having a small disc inserted into their deteriorated joint?

Brits putting off bunion correction due to tight budgets
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Brits putting off bunion correction due to tight budgets

According to UK lifestyle website Female First, there appears to be a growing trend of people forgoing medical care – such as bunion treatment, chiropractic care and vision correction – due to lower household budgets.

Bunion correction can be a great Valentines Day gift
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Bunion correction can be a great Valentine’s Day gift

Many women choose to buy themselves sexy lingerie or dress in a revealing outfit to give their partners a little bit of eye candy for Valentine’s Day.

How to recover safely from bunion surgery
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How to recover safely from bunion surgery

Many experts agree that people with bunions should only get surgical correction of the bony deformity if it becomes advanced or severely hinders their ability to walk or run, as the operation comes with risks of recurrence, infection or over-correction.

Bunion correction may help a womans self esteem
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Bunion correction may help a woman’s self-esteem

An article on EverydayHealth.com reports that the things ladies do to make their feet look dainty – namely, squeezing them into towering heels – may be counterproductive.

Village-Voice-writer-undergoes-bunion-surgery-on-both-feet
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Village Voice writer undergoes bunion surgery on both feet

Bunion surgery is known to be painful and potentially lead to recurrence, infection or over-correction (which is not pretty).

Chely Wright undergoes painful bunion surgery
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Chely Wright undergoes painful bunion surgery

Country singer Chely Wright underwent surgery in December in order to correct a number of foot conditions, including a bunion and Morton’s neuroma, which is an enlarged nerve in the toe.

Bunion surgery sparks anorexia relapse in reality TV star
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Bunion surgery sparks anorexia relapse in reality TV star

Bunions are known to have a negative impact on a person’s self-esteem, leading many to go to the lengths of bunion surgery.

Opting for bunion surgery for cosmetic purposes may not be a good idea
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Opting for bunion surgery for cosmetic purposes may not be a good idea

Many women are willing to go under the knife to alter their cosmetic appearance, whether it be for a slimmer nose or to eliminate a protruding bunion.