There are many factors that influence the cause of bunions including genetics, and abnormal foot structure. Bunions can result in postural problems within the feet, legs and spine. The skin at the bunion site also develops conditions due to the increased pressure on the region. People with bunions also have difficulty finding footwear that will accommodate the bony prominence.
There are many treatments available to help people with bunions. These include padding, splints, orthoses, exercises and footwear. Different treatments are required for different people depending upon the cause and stage of development of the bunion.
Our podiatrists can work with you to manage the symptoms of bunions and to monitor and decrease the degeneration of this joint.
Bunions is common foot problems.