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Bunions: which shoes prevent them?

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Dr. Adam Teichman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
4 doctors agree

In brief: None

There are no shoes available to prevent a bunion from forming.
A bunion is usually due to a biomechaical imbalance in the foot leading to a bunion deformity. A(n) custom orthotic may be of help in controlling the deforming forces leading to a bunion. Once you have developed a bunion the only way to alleviate the bunion is surgical management if it becomes problematic.

In brief: None

There are no shoes available to prevent a bunion from forming.
A bunion is usually due to a biomechaical imbalance in the foot leading to a bunion deformity. A(n) custom orthotic may be of help in controlling the deforming forces leading to a bunion. Once you have developed a bunion the only way to alleviate the bunion is surgical management if it becomes problematic.
Dr. Adam Teichman
Dr. Adam Teichman
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3 doctors agree

In brief: With wide toe box

In developing world who wear loose sandals or wear no shoes do not get bunions narrow shoes ( high heels).
Are culprits. Shoes with deep wide toe boxes will most likely will prevent bunions but they are not fashionable to wear. !

In brief: With wide toe box

In developing world who wear loose sandals or wear no shoes do not get bunions narrow shoes ( high heels).
Are culprits. Shoes with deep wide toe boxes will most likely will prevent bunions but they are not fashionable to wear. !
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Use wider shoes

Shoes may not prevent them, but wider shoes may help you walk more comfortably.

In brief: Use wider shoes

Shoes may not prevent them, but wider shoes may help you walk more comfortably.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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