Bunions

DEFINITION: A bunion is a growth of skin at the joint of the big toe, often a result of enlarged tissue or misaligned bone. In some cases, the bunion may be so extreme that it pushes the big toe inward toward the second toe. Skin and tissue surrounding the joint may experience sensitivity to touch, tenderness and pain.

SYMPTOMS: Symptoms of a bunion include irritated skin, sensitivity to touch, and pain when walking or running. Since the bunion may grow so prominent as to affect the shape of the foot, shoes may no longer fit properly, and blisters may form at the site of friction and pressure. Bunions may grow so large that an individual must wear shoes that are a larger size than they would otherwise wear. If the bunion becomes a severe case, walking may become difficult.

CAUSES: Women are particularly at risk for bunions, as high heels may help aggravate the condition. Bunions may also be caused when bursal sacs – sacs that absorb friction and lubricate the many tendons, bones muscles of the body – in the foot become inflamed or swollen. Bunions may also be prompted by the metatarsal bone – the bone that runs from the heel to the toe of the foot, with one metatarsal bone leading to each toe –of the big toe enlarging or deviating slightly to the outside of the foot.

TREATMENTS: Bunions may be treated with proper shoes and corrective inserts such as toe spacers, bunion or toe separators, as well as bunion cushions and splints. In extreme cases, surgery may be needed to remove the bony enlargement of the first metatarsal bone, realigning the bone, or straightening the big toe.




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Bunion Care Compression Sleeve

Bunion Care Compression Sleeve

FEATURES: Soft tan satin fabric Helps reduce scarring after surgery Provides compression to forefoot & midfoot Latex free and hypoallergenic Contains...
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Bunion Night Splint

Bunion Night Splint

Properly aligns the Hallux (big toe) to reduce bunion pressure while stretching muscles and tendons to help slow progression of Hallux Valgus...
$24.99

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Bunion Night Splint - Gel

Bunion Night Splint - Gel

Properly aligns the Hallux (big toe) to reduce bunion pressure while stretching muscles and tendons to help slow progression of Hallux Valgus...
$29.99

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Bunion Pad - 3/16" Removable & Slip-on - Felt

Bunion Pad - 3/16" Removable & Slip-on - Felt

Bunion Pad - 3/16" Removable & Slip-on - Felt Price Sheet Quantity Price Saving 10 $17.99 25 $39.75 YOU SAVE $5.22 100 $129.00 YOU...
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Bunion Pad - Gel

Bunion Pad - Gel

FEATURES: Provides superior cushioning over the bunion area and slips easily over your big toe Gives immediate relief from footwear pressure....
$11.99

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Bunion Sleeve - Gel

Bunion Sleeve - Gel

FEATURES: Soft tan satin fabric Provides superior cushioning over the bunion area and slips easily over your big toe The soft gel pad inside the...
$24.99

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Felt Roll - White felt with adhesive

Felt Roll - White felt with adhesive

Felt Roll - White felt with adhesive Price Sheet Thickness Size Price 1/16" 6" x 2 1/2 yds $39.99 1/8" 6" x 2 1/2 yds $59.99 1/4" 6"...
$39.99

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Flat Gel Metatarsal Strap Cushion

Flat Gel Metatarsal Strap Cushion

FEATURES: Helps relieve Ball of Foot pain Tan colored fabric with gel cushion inside which wraps around forefoot to provide superior cushioning....
$19.99

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Lesion Combo Pack - Felt

Lesion Combo Pack - Felt

FEATURES: - Cushions and protects painful and irritated areas on toes with every step. Adhesive backing keeps pad in place For use in all styles of...
$6.99

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Moleskin Sheets

Moleskin Sheets

FEATURES: Soft cotton flannel padding cushions and protects calluses, corns, and painful areas on the feet and toes. Adhesive backing keeps pad in...
$6.99

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