Bunions are bony bumps that form at the base of our big toe and can cause a variety of problems. In addition to experiencing pain, wearing shoes can become uncomfortable and you may need to cease certain physical activities, such as running.
When it comes to treating bunions, the main goal is to alleviate symptoms in order to increase your quality of life. Here are some ways to do this from home:
If you’ve tried the methods above and you’re still experiencing pain, your next option may be surgery. These procedures vary – some patients need bone removal and tightening of tendons, while others need bone realignment and the application of pins and screws to keep it in place.
The type of surgery needed will ultimately depend upon the severity of the bunion. Call us today to schedule an appointment and discuss your options.