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What Kind Of Dr Treats Bunions
Hi! Which kind of orthotics are most efective for bunions? Is there any brand/product you would recommend?
Brands: suspect that one or more of the podiatrist will give you input about what to look for to help with the bunions. But regarding brands - Healthtap doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Take care. ...Read more
Depends: Pediatric bunions or juvenile hallux abducto valgus deformity require a thorough history and clinical examination that includes radiographs to fully evaluate the patient. Recommendations can range from conservative to surgical. The latter is largely not recommended until growth plates have closed. Conservative measures include orthotics and shoe gear modifications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do you mean pain?: See the podiatrist. Question: does it hurt and does it impact your daily activity? Conservative treatments focus on getting rid of the irritation at the bunion that cause the joint inflammation at the site. Topical, oral and injectable medications, orthotics and shoes may be used. If surgery is needed, procedures depend on the severity of the deformity. Individual assessment is key! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below.: Only way to get rid of a bunion is with surgery since this is a structural deformity. Other non-surgical treatments are wider shoes, orthotics, padding. In some instances an occasional injection may help reduce pain and inflammation, although this should be only done sparingly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bony deformity : A bunion is a bony bump on the joint at the base of your big toe. It happens when your big toe points toward your second toe.Things you can do to improve the pain are wear wide, low-heeled shoes, or special shoes designed to have extra space around the big toe. Do stretching exercises – this helps the toe and foot joints move better.Wear a bunion pad – this is a small cushion that keeps the big toe from rubbing against your shoe. You can also ice it after exercising, or take Ibuprofen or advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) as needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mostly none: There are two absolutes I have learned in life: food- if it tastes really good, don't eat too much of it, and shoes- if it is cute and omg it is not good for your feet, let alone when bunions are present. Unfortunately, there is an inverse relationship in shoe style and comfort in the eyes of most women. Sorry! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bunions: Bunions and hammertoes are progressive deformities that may result in pain , especially with shoe wear. Conservative options include using shoes with a wider and deeper toe box. Padding the areas may also provide relief. When these measures fail, consult with your foot and ankle surgeon who can discuss various options for surgical repair. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does it hurt?: Do your feet hurt? YOu can try taking out orthotics. you may not need them. you can work on ankle strength and foot strength instead. where are you located, i can recommend a doc? or you can find me on concierge. you want to see sports medicine. check out amssm.org ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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