Bunion splints come in many shapes and sizes
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Bunion splints come in many shapes and sizes

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons reports that about 10 percent of patients who undergo bunion surgery experience some kind of side effect, such as infection, nerve damage, bunion recurrence and pain.

study finds bunions are hereditary
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Study finds bunions are hereditary

A team of scientists at Harvard Medical School, Hebrew SeniorLife and the Institute for Aging Research analyzed the foot health data of more than 2,100 individuals to determine whether foot conditions are inherited.

Biomechanics of obese people may cause bunions
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Biomechanics of obese people may cause bunions

The association between obesity and bunions has long been established. Researchers at the Erasmus Medical Center in the Netherlands may have uncovered some possible reasons behind this effect, DoctorsLounge.com reported.

Reducing the appearance of bunions may boost self esteem
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Reducing the appearance of bunions may boost self esteem

If you’ve ever felt the shame of wearing close-toed shoes at the beach or declining to try on a pair of sandals on a shopping trip, you know that bunion pain extends far beyond the physical aspect.

orthotics may alleviate back pain
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Orthotics may alleviate back pain

An article in Dynamic Chiropractor reports that many chiropractic visits should begin with a look at the feet, since an imbalanced gait can lead to other musculoskeletal problems, including knee and back pain.

can bunion splints reverse aging of the foot?
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Can bunion splints reverse aging of the foot?

Earlier this year, a study published in the journal Arthritis Care and Research revealed that bunions often develop in people as they age