Individuals who are unsure of whether they have a bunion, or are wondering about the severity of their bunions, may want to consider printing out a tool called the Manchester scale, which is available on the Alpha Orthotics website.
British soccer player Elliot Grandin is set to return to his team, the Seasiders, following a series of issues with his foot, according to the Blackpool Gazette.
Not all models strut the runway as head-to-toe examples of physical perfection. Some ladies make a good living by showing off one particularly attractive body part, such as the feet or hands.
There are few things more relaxing than taking a leisurely Sunday cruise on a bicycle, until rigid bike shoes begin putting stress on bunions. In order to alleviate this problem, BikeFit developed its Bunion Shoe Stretcher.
Professional basketball players put a lot of stress on their feet as a result of running and frequent sudden stops, motions which are known to induce bunions or hammer toe.
Waitresses, retail workers, bartenders and hairstylists are all at risk of developing bunions because of the extended periods of time they spend on their feet every day.
Many people shell out $400 to $500 on custom orthotics, but a new study conducted at the University of Calgary suggests that inexpensive versions may be just as beneficial to people with fallen arches, also known as plantar fasciitis.
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.
What do bunion-sufferers and jump-ropers have in common? They may both benefit from a new design of shoes called Ropix, which provides special support and cushioning in the forefoot.
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.
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.
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.
An article on Newswise.com reports that nearly 40 percent of women wear high heels on a regular basis, with three-quarters of them experiencing subsequent foot pain, bunions or hammer toe.
Shopping for shoes when you have bunions can be a major pain in the feet, as the bony deformities tend to widen the forefoot and present a barrier to getting tootsies to fit into ballet flats, pumps and other shoes enjoyed by those who are narrow of foot.
The American Podiatric Medical Association recently conducted a survey of more than 1,000 U.S. high school students on how kids these days are treating their feet.
When going spring shoe shopping, many women seek out footwear that is on-trend, easy on the bunions and appropriate for work without looking too conservative to wear out afterward.
For some women, the arrival of spring opens up doors to many footwear options: strappy sandals, mules and pointy-toed heels, to name a few.