6 doctors weighed in:
Can you get rid of a bunion without surgery?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry
In brief: Nice thought.
If you ever find a certifiable way of removing bunions without surgery, let me know.
We can patent the process and make a ton of money while helping millions of people.

In brief: Nice thought.
If you ever find a certifiable way of removing bunions without surgery, let me know.
We can patent the process and make a ton of money while helping millions of people.
Dr. Scott Keith
Dr. Scott Keith
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In brief: No
The only way to rid yourself of bunion is surgery.
You can however make it more comfortable with conservative treatment but usually gets worse over time.

In brief: No
The only way to rid yourself of bunion is surgery.
You can however make it more comfortable with conservative treatment but usually gets worse over time.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry
In brief: Bunion surgery.
There are no braces or exercises to get rid of a bunion.
If you have it surgically removed, 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 correct your foot. Some involve bone cuts and screws. You'll be swollen for several weeks, but the post-op pain does not last that long.

In brief: Bunion surgery.
There are no braces or exercises to get rid of a bunion.
If you have it surgically removed, 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 correct your foot. Some involve bone cuts and screws. You'll be swollen for several weeks, but the post-op pain does not last that long.
Dr. Libby Putnam
Dr. Libby Putnam
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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
In brief: No
You can reduce irritation and inflammation, but he deformity is structural and will not go away with conservative care.
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In brief: No
You can reduce irritation and inflammation, but he deformity is structural and will not go away with conservative care.
Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
Dr. David Laha
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Dr. Selene Parekh
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
In brief: Bunions
You can't get rid of a bunion without surgery.
There are a number of nonsurgical techniques to minimize the pain, like a wider toe box, smaller heels, and cloth shoes.

In brief: Bunions
You can't get rid of a bunion without surgery.
There are a number of nonsurgical techniques to minimize the pain, like a wider toe box, smaller heels, and cloth shoes.
Dr. Selene Parekh
Dr. Selene Parekh
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: Yes
A simple thing that helps is to apply corn caps to bunion this relieves the pain and if bunion is small will release it.
If not use castor oil pack with kinesio tape to normalize blockages.

In brief: Yes
A simple thing that helps is to apply corn caps to bunion this relieves the pain and if bunion is small will release it.
If not use castor oil pack with kinesio tape to normalize blockages.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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