Hammertoe correction center begins enrolling patients in New Jersey
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Hammertoe correction center begins enrolling patients in New Jersey

A new study focuses on bunion patient’s treatment.

Foot pain linked to excess body weight
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Foot pain linked to excess body weight

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about one-third of American adults are overweight, and the same proportion is obese, which amounts to a whopping two-thirds of the population that needs to lose weight.

3D imaging may improve diagnosis of fallen arches
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3D imaging may improve diagnosis of fallen arches

Flatfoot disorder – also known as fallen arches or plantar fasciitis – may not be serious on its own, but may develop into a painful condition when left untreated, and possibly cause secondary conditions like bunions or knee problems.

Got bunions Try water aerobics
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Got bunions? Try water aerobics

Physical activity is a bit of a catch-22 for people with arthritis, especially when the condition attacks the feet and results in bunions or hammer toe.

Knee injection shown to be ineffective
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Knee injection shown to be ineffective

Individuals with foot problems are more likely than their counterparts in good podiatric health to develop secondary conditions of the lower extremities, including hip pain and knee osteoarthritis.

Post bunion surgery infections costing US healthcare system big
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Post bunion surgery infections costing U.S. healthcare system big

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.

Marathoners need not fear sudden death but bunions are another story
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Marathoners need not fear sudden death – but bunions are another story

Hardcore athletes often endure a number of conditions resulting from pushing their bodies to the limit – from overuse deformities like bunions to cardiovascular problems.

Barefoot running can be a pain in the feet
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Barefoot running can be a pain in the feet

The barefoot running trend has both staunch opponents and enthusiastic supporters.

Researchers find correlation between rates of obesity and arthritis
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Researchers find correlation between rates of obesity and arthritis

Obesity is linked to a number of conditions, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and foot pain.

Give mom the gift of bunion correction this Mothers Day
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Give mom the gift of bunion correction this Mother’s Day

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.

Campaign highlights the impact of orthopaedic problems on disability rates
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Campaign highlights the impact of orthopaedic problems on disability rates

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has launched its Nation in Motion Campaign, in which the organization highlights how orthopaedic care helps people get back on their feet and back to work.

Doctor claims that bunion friendly shoes may help prevent cancer
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Doctor claims that bunion-friendly shoes may help prevent cancer

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.

Proper diagnosis is key in treating foot pain
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Proper diagnosis is key in treating foot pain

While conservative treatments may be helpful in alleviating foot problems like bunions, hammer toe or fallen arches, such non-invasive techniques will do little to cure foot pain if they’re not actually getting to the root of the problem.

Balanced biomechanics may improve outcome of hip replacement
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Balanced biomechanics may improve outcome of hip replacement

Individuals who have bunions may be more likely than the general population to experience knee and hip problems later in life, sometimes necessitating joint replacement surgery.

Infrared technology may alleviate inflammatory foot pain
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Study: Infrared technology may alleviate inflammatory foot pain

New York news channel NY1 recently reported on a new therapy to treat foot pain that’s more often used in medical spas than podiatry offices.

Health center sues insurance company over unpaid bunion surgery and other services
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Health center sues insurance company over unpaid bunion surgery and other services

Crain’s Chicago Business recently reported that the Oak Brook Surgical Centre in Illinois is filing suit against Connecticut-based insurance company Aetna over and alleged $3.4 million in unpaid medical bills.

Choose surgeons wisely when going in for bunion surgery
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Choose surgeons wisely when going in for bunion surgery

It’s an unfortunate truth for some people suffering from bunions that a bunionectomy may become necessary.

New procedure may make for simple bunion correction
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New procedure may make for simple bunion correction

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?

Brits putting off bunion correction due to tight budgets
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Brits putting off bunion correction due to tight budgets

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.

Bunion correction may lead to a more comfortable run
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Bunion correction may lead to a more comfortable run

Joints have a tendency to get stiff and achy during the colder months.