Could your job be causing your bunions
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Could your job be causing your bunions?

An article in the Huffington Post begs the question of whether people’s occupations may be more of a hazard than an advantage.

Could age related muscle weakening be a cause of bunions
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Could age-related muscle weakening be a cause of bunions?

Bunions are generally thought to be an age-related condition, along with weight gain and muscle loss.

Medication may be perfect complement to bunion splints
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Medication may be perfect complement to bunion splints

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center found that the human parathyroid hormone, sold commercially as Forteo, meant to treat osteoporosis may also have significant benefits for individuals with osteoarthritis.

Bunions can be a pain during charity walks
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Bunions can be a pain during charity walks

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means that people around the country are preparing for 5K walks in an effort to raise money to find a cure for the devastating illness.

Bunion splints may be effective as part of a physical therapy routine
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Bunion splints may be effective as part of a physical therapy routine

Bunions have the potential to significantly alter the way a person walks, which can lead to other foot conditions as well as a host of lower extremity problems, from sprained ankles to knee pain.

Foot pain can be multi-faceted
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Foot pain can be multi-faceted

Foot conditions are sometimes ignored by those who experience them, as some think they will go away or are not as serious as discomfort in other parts of the body.

Orthotics may alleviate pain from plantar fasciitis
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Orthotics may alleviate pain from plantar fasciitis

Athletes and people who work on their feet may be familiar with a condition known as plantar fasciitis, which is characterized by inflamed connective tissue on the bottom of the foot.

Individuals with bunions may be in need of support
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Orthotics shown to improve landing mechanics

A misalignment of biomechanics is indicated as the cause of a number of lower extremity conditions, like bunions, runner’s knee and ankle pain.