There are many factors which can contribute to the development of a bunion, the most common causes include genetic factors, poor foot mechanics, high-heeled or narrow footwear and trauma to the toe.
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Bunions are often described as a bump on the side of the big toe. But a bunion is more than that. The visible bump actually reflects changes in the bony framework of the front part of the foot. With a bunion the big toe leans toward the second toe, rather than pointing straight ahead. This throws the bones out of alignment, producing the bunion’s “bump.”
Bunions are a progressive disorder. They begin with a leaning of the big toe, gradually changing the angle of the bones over the years and slowly producing the characteristic bump, which continues to become increasingly prominent. Usually the symptoms of bunions appear at later stages, although some people never have symptoms.
Bunions, a bony bump that forms at the base of the big toe, can cause pain and discomfort. Non-surgical treatment options include wearing comfortable shoes, using orthotic devices, taking pain relievers and applying ice. In severe cases, surgery may be necessary to relieve symptoms and improve foot function.
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