How to recover safely from bunion surgery
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How to recover safely from bunion surgery

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.

Bunion correction may help a womans self esteem
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Bunion correction may help a woman’s self-esteem

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.

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Village Voice writer undergoes bunion surgery on both feet

Bunion surgery is known to be painful and potentially lead to recurrence, infection or over-correction (which is not pretty).

Chely Wright undergoes painful bunion surgery
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Chely Wright undergoes painful bunion surgery

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.

Bunion surgery sparks anorexia relapse in reality TV star
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Bunion surgery sparks anorexia relapse in reality TV star

Bunions are known to have a negative impact on a person’s self-esteem, leading many to go to the lengths of bunion surgery.

Woman sues over botched bunion surgery
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Woman sues over botched bunion surgery

A woman in Galveston, Texas is suing a podiatrist for negligence after three botched bunion and hammer toe surgeries resulted in a toe amputation.

Knee replacement surgery is something to be avoided
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Knee replacement surgery is something to be avoided

People with bunions sometimes have off-kilter landing mechanics because their bony deformity causes a stiffness and painful sensation in the joint of the big toe, leading them to take steps differently than they normally would.

Opting for bunion surgery for cosmetic purposes may not be a good idea
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Opting for bunion surgery for cosmetic purposes may not be a good idea

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.

UK surgeon develops new method of bunion surgery
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UK surgeon develops new method of bunion surgery

Many people with bunions are not good candidates for bunion surgery because the risks of the operation outweigh any negative impact of their bony deformity, which is often merely a cosmetic issue.

Man undergoes painful hammer toe surgery walks for charity
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Man undergoes painful hammer toe surgery, walks for charity

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.

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.

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.

Improper foot positioning may lead to ankle sprains
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Improper foot positioning may lead to ankle sprains

Podiatrists and chiropractors have long known that improper landing mechanics in walkers and runners have a tendency to lead to injury.