Ah, the age-old question – are bunions hereditary? Are you worried that you might have inherited this foot condition from your parents or grandparents? Well, if your family tree is full of bunions, it’s safe to say that your bunions might have come from your mom or dads DNA. But fear not, my friend! Bunion […]
Pedorthists and How They Address Bunions
If you’re someone dealing with bunions, you’ve probably heard of pedorthists. But what is a pedorthist? And how can they help you address your bunion issues? A pedorthist is a health care professional who specializes in foot and lower extremity biomechanics, which includes gait analysis and the prescription of foot orthotics. Gait analysis is the […]
Wearing a Dynamic Bunion Splint May Provide Pain Relief Says Study
Are you suffering from foot pain due to Hallux Valgus, otherwise known as a bunion? If so, you’re not alone. Bunions are surprisingly common, and can be painful and uncomfortable. But the good news is that there’s a way to help reduce the pain and discomfort associated with bunions – with Bunion Bootie, a dynamic […]
If You Shop on Amazon, You’re Reading Fake Reviews. Here’s How You Know.
If you’re an Amazon shopper, you’ve probably come across some fake reviews. It’s not hard to spot them if you know what to look for, but unfortunately, many people don’t realize they’re being duped until it’s too late. There are a few different types of fake reviews, but the most common are ones that are […]
Do Bunion Splints Need to Hurt to be Effective?
Are bunion splints supposed to hurt to be effective? This is a question that we get asked a lot. And the answer is… maybe. It depends on the individual and the severity of their bunion. Bunion splints are a common treatment for bunions, but there is some debate about whether or not they are effective. […]
Marathons and Bunions….A Good Combination for Runners?
We all know that running can be tough on our feet. That’s why it’s important to choose the right running shoes to help protect our feet from the impact of running. But did you know that the type of running shoes you choose can also affect your risk of developing bunions? Bunions are a common […]
Researching Bunion Correctors? Read This First..
When Can You Trust Product Reviews? When you’re looking for information about a product or service, you often turn to review sites to see what others have to say. But you might not realize that many of these sites are actually paid advertising. That’s right, companies will often pay review sites to post positive reviews […]
How Blood Tests Are Used to Diagnose Bunions
A Blood Test Can Help Diagnose Bunions? You know the drill: every year, you go to the doctor for your annual physical. They check your blood pressure, your weight, and your cholesterol levels. But did you know that doctors are now using blood tests to diagnose bunions? That’s right: by taking a small sample of […]
Recovering from Bunion Surgery: Tips for a Successful Post-Surgery
Bunion surgery can be one of the most effective treatments for eliminating bunions. But, although your big toe might seem like a small part of your body, bunion surgery can bring along some big changes and can disrupt your life, not unlike any other procedure. When it comes to surgery, the hospital procedure is the […]
Morton’s Neuroma: Causes & Treatment Methods
Out of the plethora of possibilities, foot problems are some of the most frustrating to run into. After all, we rely on our feet far too often to run into pain and issues with them. When it comes to a sharp pain in the ball of the foot, the problem could potentially be a symptom […]