cosmetic foot surgeries should be avoided
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Cosmetic foot surgeries should be avoided

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 preventable
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Bunion surgery is preventable

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.

Snails may hold the key to hiding bunion surgery scars
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Snails may hold the key to hiding bunion surgery scars

An article in the Daily Mail reports that snail slime is emerging as a trend in cosmetics due to its apparent healing and anti-inflammatory properties.

Podiatrist offers new method of bunion surgery
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Podiatrist offers new method of bunion surgery

A New York podiatrist has developed a new technique for bunion surgery which forgoes a dorsal incision on the foot, giving patient a less-visible scar following the operation.

Bunion surgery may keep you from driving for six weeks
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Bunion surgery may keep you from driving for six weeks

Individuals with bunions may have one more reason – aside from the pain and cost – to avoid bunion surgery

Individuals should be aware of bunion surgery risks
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Individuals should be aware of bunion surgery risks

People who experience bunions have to endue many side effects of the deformity, including foot pain, hindered mobility and the inability to wear certain shoes.

Chinese study reveals that genetics cause bunions
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Chinese study reveals that genetics cause bunions

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.

Nurses have special needs for shoes hosiery especially those with bunions
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Nurses have special needs for shoes, hosiery – especially those with bunions

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.

Visit a podiatrist to catch bunions in early stages
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Visit a podiatrist to catch bunions in early stages

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.

Weight loss may improve pain stemming from osteoarthritis and bunions
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Weight loss may improve pain stemming from osteoarthritis, bunions

Previous research has shown that overweight or obese individuals with bunions may have success in reducing their foot pain by shedding pounds.

Cosmetic foot surgeries may increase bunion risk
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Cosmetic foot surgeries may increase bunion risk

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.

Bunion surgery may not be the best option
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Bunion surgery may not be the best option

While some bunion sufferers may consider surgery, a recent article in USA Today warns that it can be tricky and may provide imperfect results.

The side effects of a bunion
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The side effects of a bunion

Proper mobility of the foot is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle, since it allows an individual to exercise or play sports freely. As a result, hindered movement due to a bunion may have a serious impact on a person’s quality of life.

the cost of bunion surgery
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The cost of bunion surgery

Most podiatrists recommend bunion surgery when the bony, red protrusion becomes so severe that it interferes with daily life. However, the operation is not without its costs.

Pronating runners may want to look out for bunions
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Pronating runners may want to look out for bunions

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.

how a bunion progresses
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How a bunion progresses

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.

How to avoid bunion surgery
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How to avoid bunion surgery

Bunion surgery has been known to cause pain and involves a prolonged healing time, a chance of recurrence and potentially exorbitant costs.

Bunions are a pain in the foot for nurses
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Bunions are a pain in the foot for nurses

Nurses often spend long shifts on their feet, running around hospitals and healthcare facilities to tend to patients who are in serious need of medical care.

Bronx podiatrist can remove bunions with revolutionary care
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Bronx podiatrist can remove bunions with revolutionary care

Podiatrist Neal M. Blitz is the chief of foot surgery and associate chair of orthopaedics with the Department of Orthopaedics at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center

Do high heels need warning labels?
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Do high heels need warning labels?

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.