Bunions are common and are a problem. This site will guide you through all the issues and treatments.
Why This Site
Bunions are so common and like so many other foot problems that are so common, there is so much misinformation being spread on the web about them. We thought it would be helpful to have an evidence based resource on the web that contained good science based information. We want to address those issues.
The cause of bunions is multi factorial, meaning many factors are involved. Its not just the shoes as there is a hereditary element to them. Bunions still do occur in those who do not wear shoes (but they are not as bad and not as painful in the shoe wearing populations). We want to address those issues.
When you get a bunion, there is no a lot that can be done to make it go away, except for surgery. There is not a lot that can be done to help the symptoms without surgery but they won’t help it go away. We want to address those issues.
Can you use podiatry felt for bunions?
Podiatry felt is a padding material that is self adhesive designed to be cut into different shapes and stuck on the foot. That means that podiatry felt can be useful to get pressure of bunions in the shoe. Typically for bunions the felt is cut in the shape of a donut, with a hole in …
Can the toning shoes help bunions?
Probably not, or maybe. The toning or unstable shoes are shoes that are deliberately design to make the muscles work harder and are supposed to give the body an extra workout. These shoes have a checkered history with dubious claims, legal action and settlements with regulatory bodies. Despite that they do have their uses and …
Flip Flops that have arch support
Yes they do exist and they are popular. Flip flops are supposed to be quite minimalist footwear and not do a lot to the foot. There are however, many different brands of flip flops that are on the market for those who like this type of footwear and do need some sort of arch support. …
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