Individuals who are thinking about getting bunion surgery to get rid of prominent deformities of the big toe joint have many things to consider before going under the knife.
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.
A team of scientists at the Hospital for Special Surgery recently developed a technique to help athletes who experience cartilage damage.
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.
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.
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.