Hardcore athletes often endure a number of conditions resulting from pushing their bodies to the limit – from overuse deformities like bunions to cardiovascular problems.
Bunions are known to be a genetic condition, so chances are that if your mother has the foot problem, you’re also at risk of developing the bony deformity.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Individuals with hammer toe know how difficult walking can be. Moreover, those who have had the surgery – which consists of having metal rods implanted in the toes – know about the pain and healing time involved.
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.
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.
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.