Category: Forefoot Conditions

Get the Bunion Pain Relief You Deserve

A bunion forms when your big toe pushes against the next toe, forcing the big toe’s joint to get bigger and stick out. The result is a bony bump formed on the joint at the base, which can be painful and cause red and sore skin over the bunion. They are most commonly found on the inside of your foot at the base of the big toe, but can also occur on the outside of the foot at the base of the little toe. These are referred to as a bunionette or tailor’s bunion. It's been suggested that wearing tight-fitting,narrow or high-heeled shoes might increase the risk of bunions, so it’s no surprise that the condition most commonly affects women....

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What are Corns and Calluses?

Corns and calluses got you down? Find out common causes and what you can do to treat and prevent this common foot problem....

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5 Mistakes People Make that Prevent Hammer Toe Correction

The next time you’re barefoot, take a look at your toes and make a note of what you see. For people who don’t suffer from hammer toe, their toes point forward and don’t come across as anything out of the ordinary. However, for those who do have hammer toe, the toes are bent or curled downward. This is caused by wearing tight, high heeled shoes, arthritis, toe injuries, and pressure from bunions. But unlike some foot conditions, hammer toe correction is easy if caught early and treated the right way. If ignored and left untreated, hammer toe can become more serious and require surgery to fix. To prevent a more seve...

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