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.

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.

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.

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.

Choose proper sports shoes to avoid bunions, foot pain
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Choose proper sports shoes to avoid bunions, foot pain

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

People with bunions, other foot conditions should avoid toning shoes
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People with bunions, other foot conditions should avoid toning shoes

A recent article in Consumer Reports states that the number of complaints and injuries as a result of wearing toning shoes – like Skechers’ Shape-Ups or Easy Spirit Anti-Gravity shoes – is on the rise.

Bunion surgery may fix protrusion but lead to other problems
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Bunion surgery may fix protrusion but lead to other problems

On BunionSurvivor.com, a yoga enthusiast reported that the bunion surgery she had was successful in eliminating the bony protrusion stemming from the joint of her big toe,