A bunion is an inflamed swelling of the small sac on the first joint of the big toe; results in a protruding lump and is often caused by prolonged encasement in tight shoes.
August 19, 2011
A bunion is a bump on the side of the foot caused by an enlargement of the first joint of the big toe.
November 1, 2009
When the weight of the body lands on a swollen nerve, it can be debilitating. Learn the symptoms and alert clients to this common problem that develops in the nerves of the foot.
September 1, 2008
Often thought to be caused by poor footwear, bunions are most often the result of inherited foot structure. With good care and careful precautions, bunions can not only be treated, they can also be prevented from developing in the first place.
April 1, 2006
Bunions are one of the most common foot ailments, with women suffering from them at a higher rate than men. Although they don’t disappear once they form, there are ways to alleviate the pain and swelling, including surgery in some cases.
September 1, 1999
Bunion’s, those ugly painful bumps at the base of the big toe, have plagued man since he started walking upright, but with 21st century surgical techniques, removal is now relatively easy and usually pain-free.