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Which are the good shoes for bunions? Are birkenstocks good?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
Surgery
8 doctors agree

In brief: Wide toe box

The toe box, or end of your shoe should not rub or bind your forefoot.
The tender bump is the area to avoid rubbing. Birkenstocks are great with a nice wide toe box.

In brief: Wide toe box

The toe box, or end of your shoe should not rub or bind your forefoot.
The tender bump is the area to avoid rubbing. Birkenstocks are great with a nice wide toe box.
Dr. Tracy Berg
Dr. Tracy Berg
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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Comfort and support

Good shoes and support.
Improving foot function will slow down the progression of the deformity. Comfort is the key, but a taller, wider toebox is helpful. Dr l.

In brief: Comfort and support

Good shoes and support.
Improving foot function will slow down the progression of the deformity. Comfort is the key, but a taller, wider toebox is helpful. Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
Dr. David Laha
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Wide toe box

Try using orthopedic shoes with a wider toebox.
Birkenstock makes good shoes. Make sure they fit your foot tpye.

In brief: Wide toe box

Try using orthopedic shoes with a wider toebox.
Birkenstock makes good shoes. Make sure they fit your foot tpye.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Separating the toes with saddles like yoga toes or vibram's five finger shoes can help too!
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle

In brief: Bunion shoes

Any that are accommodating enough without rubbing on bunions, stretchy soft leather wide box uppers are good.

In brief: Bunion shoes

Any that are accommodating enough without rubbing on bunions, stretchy soft leather wide box uppers are good.
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
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