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.
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.
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.
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.
Podiatrist Neal M. Blitz is the chief of foot surgery and associate chair of orthopaedics with the Department of Orthopaedics at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center