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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
Podiatry question: is there anything i can do, short of surgery, for big-toe-bunions? Please e-mail me if you are so kind as to answer this question: [email address removed by avvo]
Treating bunions: There is no conservative treatment that will correct a bunion--so called bunion correction splints may ease some symptoms but will not "train" the toe to go straight. Wider shoes, a toe spacer, and tube foam are the most common ways to treat the pain and discomfort. Try those things to see if you can put off surgery for a while (or avoid it altogether!). ...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
Early degen. changes 1st MTP joint w/ bunion formation. Considerable soft tissue swelling along dorsum of foot. Means? Told had arthritis, what kind?
DJD: If your doctor did not do any lab work and told you that you have arthritis he or she probably means osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease or "wear and tear" arthritis. This commonly occurs in conjunction with bunions and in the midfoot. ...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
You can't : Bunions are structural deformities secondary to genetics and foot function. Improving foot function with good shoes and supports can help slow down the progression of the deformity. Surgical intervention will probably be needed at some point. Discuss with your foot specialist. Dr l. ...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 as needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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