A 44-year-old member asked:
what to do if i think i might have a small tailor bunion on my pinky toe. what can i do to help it?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 12 years experience
Surgery, inserts.: Unfortunately, there are no braces or exercises to get rid of a tailor's bunion. If you elect to have surgery, there are several ways your surgeon could go about it. Depending on the angle of your bones (you'll need an x-ray), there are many different procedures to choose from to correct your foot. If you would rather, cortisone injections to the joint or orthotics can improve symptoms.
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Podiatry 38 years experience
Shoes/surgery: This is a structural deformity. Wider, supportive shoes can help, but surgical correction may be needed. This procedure is usually performed on an outpatient basis. See your foot surgeon. Visit acfas.Org to find a foot specialist near you. Dr l.
4710 viewsAnswered Jun 6, 2018
A 40-year-old member asked:
I'm starting to think i might have a small tailor bunion on my pinky toe. What can I do to help it?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Podiatry 41 years experience
See a podiatrist: A tailor's bunion occurs on the side of the metatarsal head before you get to the toe. Best help is to keep pressure off of it with wearing a wide shoe, or put a pad around it.
Best to get it checked by a podiatrist.
4508 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 6, 2018
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