Does My Child Need Bunion Surgery? Juvenile and Adolescent Hallux Valgus

Yes, it is true. Bunions can develop in children due to trauma or genetic predisposition. Properly termed, juvenile Hallux valgus, the bunion that develops in children can occur as early as 6 years old and cause the same effects as an adult bunion. The painful swelling in the metatarsophalangeal joint at the base of the … Read more

Dealing with Severe Bunions and the Best Option for Relief

By now, most Americans dealing with bunions understand what they are and what they look like. Bunions affect about 30 percent of the U.S. population and twice as likely to occur in women as men. They are bumpy or boney protrusions seen on the base of either big toe. Over time the big toe joint … Read more

Caring for Spring Bunion Pain and Shoe Selection Tips

Foot and ankle problems are fairly common around this time of year, especially bunion pain. This problem is more commonly experienced among women as they prepare themselves for spring and summer shoe fashion trends, so we want to help everyone learn how to care for bunions and how proper shoe selection can help overcome the … Read more