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The Relationship between Bunions and Shoes

  There is a direct link between foot health and foot wear. Shoes that fit well and provide proper support will promote healthy feet while ill-fitting shoes will have the opposite effect. Bunion development is a primary example of this relationship as their existence is often linked to ill-fitting footwear. Because bunions can occur when [...]

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Bunion Development in Young People

  Bunions are generally associated with people older than 25 years of age and with good reason; this type of foot deformity is usually progressive and is the result of years of excessive pressures. Juvenile bunions are not unheard of however, and those afflicted usually range between 11 and 14 years of age. Children under [...]

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Causes and Treatment of Bunions and Bunion Pain

  The medical term for ‘bunions’ is hallux abducto valgus (HAV), and what this terminology refers to is the bony lump that you often see at the base of the big toe, although it is occasionally seen on the little toe as well. Bunions do not always cause symptoms immediately upon development but in most [...]

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