can bunion splints reverse aging of the foot?
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Bunion assessment tool available on Alpha Orthotics website

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.

Injury underscores need for bunion splints for soccer players
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Injury underscores need for bunion splints for soccer players

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.

More nurses may mean good things for bunion splint stock shares
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More nurses may mean good things for bunion splint stock shares

People who work in fields where they stand on their feet all day – from waitresses to teachers and doctors – have a tendency to develop bunions as a result of the constant pressure placed on the metatarsal bones.

Bunion correction may be a necessary prerequisite for Piloxing
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Bunion correction may be a necessary prerequisite for Piloxing

Piloxing is a new exercise trend that blends high-energy boxing with muscle-toning Pilates. Developed by former Swedish bodybuilder Viveca Jensen, the exercise is geared toward women who want to tone their bodies while having fun.

Basketball players should be wearing bunion splints during shutdown
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Basketball players should be wearing bunion splints during shutdown

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.

Employment report suggests sales of bunion splints may rise
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Employment report suggests sales of bunion splints may rise

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

New shoe design may help alleviate bunion pain
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New shoe design may help alleviate bunion 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.

Ankle brace shown to prevent injuries in basketball players
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Ankle brace shown to prevent injuries in basketball players

A team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin, Madison recently revealed that high school basketball players had a significantly lower rate of ankle injuries when they wore a lace-up brace while playing

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.

Grandmother pushes through foot pain to complete marathon
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Grandmother pushes through foot pain to complete marathon

UK news source Express and Star recently reported on the London Marathon and its many inspiring participants, including Linda Smith, a 64-year-old grandmother with fallen arches, diabetes and osteoporosis, who power-walked the whole 26.2 miles.

Bunion splints provide one size fits all bunion correction
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Bunion splints provide one-size-fits-all bunion correction

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.

One in five teens uses orthotics for extra support
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One in five teens uses orthotics for extra support

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.

these shoes were made for bunions
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These shoes were made for bunions

Shoe shopping: two words that invoke fear in the hearts of millions of women worldwide who suffer from the bony foot condition known as a bunion.