Ladies with nice-looking feet have all the luck. They can wear any type of fashionable shoe they like and often become the object of sexual desire because of their flawless toes and smooth heels.
Bunion surgery is a corrective operation in which the foot’s big toe joint is placed back in its normal position or, in some cases, portions of it are removed, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Hong Kong Baptist University and the Center for Dr. Wu’s Bunion Surgery conducted a survey of more than 1,000 Chinese women and found that those who had bunions were likely to have mothers or grandmothers who also experienced the bony deformity.
In today’s healthcare environment, nurses and other staffers are expected to work shifts as long as 12 to 16 hours, spending much of that time on their feet.
The old adage that “prevention is the best medicine” may be especially true for deformities like bunions or hammer toe, which tend to progress and become harder to treat as the joint of the big toe becomes more inflamed and loses flexibility.
Previous research has shown that overweight or obese individuals with bunions may have success in reducing their foot pain by shedding pounds.
It seems that every day there are new plastic surgery procedures to correct everything from crooked noses to pudgy stomachs. Recently, a new trend has surfaced,whereby celebrities are going under the knife to improve the appearance of their feet.
Runners encounter a catalog of foot, leg and hip problems as a result of their chosen athletic activity, bunions and hammer toe being among them.
Individuals who dance, play sports, wear high heels regularly or have a hereditary predisposition to bunions may begin to notice at some point that their big toe is curving toward the others, and that a bony bump has formed at the toe’s joint.
A team of scientists at Indiana University and Purdue University have recently discovered that hip strengthening exercises effectively reduced a common knee problem, known as patellofemoral pain
On the Huffington Post’s Healthy Living blog, podiatrist Neal M. Blitz ponders whether high heels should come with warnings of possible bunions, hammer toe or tight calf muscles.
Beginners in activities like spinning or running may be putting themselves at risk of foot injury or deformity if they don’t choose the right kind of shoe for their sport