Magnetic insoles shown to be ineffective at relieving bunion pain
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Magnetic insoles shown to be ineffective at relieving bunion pain

Mayo Clinic scientists have found that individuals who seek relief from their bunion, hammer toe or plantar fasciitis pain in magnetic insoles may be out of luck, since the devices were only shown to have a mild placebo effect in a clinical trial.

how to get the best results with a bunion splint
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How to get the best results with a bunion splint

Many individuals turn to devices like bunion splints or orthotics in an effort to correct their foot deformity while avoiding the need for painful, expensive bunion surgery.

Ladies may require bunion correction to follow new trend
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Ladies may require bunion correction to follow new trend

The LA Fashion Magazine recently reported on a trend that has starlets and models walking down the red carpet in style. The look is pointed and metallic – and we’re not talking daggers here.

Women who wear high heels at risk of arthritis
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Women who wear high heels at risk of arthritis

In addition to exacerbating bunions or hammer toe, wearing high heels has also been shown to lead to osteoarthritis.

Things to consider about barefoot running
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Things to consider about barefoot running

There has been much debate in recent years over whether running sans shoes is good or bad for the body. Now, researchers at Indiana University and Purdue University report that it may depend on the runner.

bunion friendly sandals making a comeback
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Bunion-friendly sandals making a comeback

While towering strappy sandals have their place at formal events and during nights on the town, the fashionable crowd may be turning to more sensible options for daytime this summer as flat, wide-strapped footwear makes its return.