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Bunions

BunionA bunion is a deformity of the big toe joint that connects the foot.

Bunions occur when pressure is applied to the side of the big toe forcing it inwards towards or sometimes over or under the other toes.

Symptoms of bunions include joint redness and pain, irritated skin around the bunion, pain when walking and possibly a shift of the big to towards the other toes.

 

 

CAUSES

  • Hereditry
  • Long term use of tight-fitting shoes

TREATMENT

  • Orthotics
  • Surgery