Ahh, the tailor's bunion. Small, but painful. A fact of life for many of us who wear uncomfortable shoes or deal with things like arthritis. Now, tailor's bunions don't happen as often as normal bunions, but the symptoms and causes are fairly similar.
The toe deformity comes from the days of old. Centuries ago, tailors would sit down at their chairs all day, sewing away, cross-legged. As such, the outside of their feet would rub against the ground all day. Eventually, the constant rubbing would lead to a painful bump on the base of the pinky toe.
While these little bunions, sometimes call bunionettes, are painful, there are plenty of options for those who are seeking relief. Here are some signs you might have a tailor's bunion and what to do if you're dealing with a big problem for your little toe.
Bunions can be annoying and can also be quite painful. Also, they will affect everything from how you walk to your choice of footwear, and so it is always good to get some medical help the soonest possible. But, before you decide to go for a surgery, you should first try some home remedies and also be certain that you have bunions and not one of the five other foot problems above that are often confused with bunions. Read on...
Do you suffer from painful foot arch pain?
Our feet are figuratively the furthest things from our minds and we don't pay attention to them as much as we should be.
Unfortunately, studies show that 83% of adults suffer from chronic foot pain.
Here are our top 10 tips to improve your pain associated with your feet right now.
Every step you take seems to be more painful than the last thanks to your bunion. As you writhe in pain, you think to yourself, "Will I have to spend the rest of my life like this?" Fortunately, bunion removal surgery may make it so that you don't have to.
Research-based in the UK shows that bunions occur in more than a third of the population, with women more commonly suffering from them. They may occur due to family history, flat-footedness or even wearing too narrow of a shoe or uncomfortable high heel shoes.
If you're suffering from bunions, you're clearly not alone. But it's not exactly the club you want to be in. If you've tried everything to treat your bunions and nothing works, surgery could be your only option.
Here's a rundown of the signs you may need bunion removal surgery.
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Deciding to go through with bunion surgery is a big decision.
After rehabilitation, you'll have less pain and the ability do things you couldn't do before. To ensure a successful bunion surgery, though, it's imperative that you stick to a recovery regiment.
Full bunion surgery recovery takes about four to six months. Of course, recovery is different for everyone, depending on your age and the specifics of the surgery.
Unfortunately, there's a lot of misinformation out there. One great way to prepare for bunion surgery is to debunk myths you may have heard.
Here you'll find a list of tips to guide you through bunion surgery recovery. This will help you return to your normal lifestyle as soon as possible.
Up to a quarter of all adults develop bunions, starting at any age. Many people take aspirin and try to suffer through. However, there are alternative methods to care for your bunion.
Bunions can be stressful, especially if you work a job that demands you be on your feet all day. They're also a hindrance to your health if you're an avid runner or climber.
Try these 8 methods of caring for your bunion without surgery.
Jeffing Jersey is Emily Coltman's story - the story of how an overweight thirty-something British accountant discovered the exhaustion and exhilaration of running with a bunion, found a way to let herself run-walk, and successfully completed her first marathon thanks to the help of these Toe Separators.
If you're suffering from flat feet or fallen arches, there are arch support treatments available. Read on to discover your options and newfound comfort.
Are you one of the 23% of people between 18 and 65, or 36% of those older than 65 who suffer from bunions? If so, you know the enormity of the pain.
If you're dealing with bunions, it may hurt to walk, let alone stretch your big toe.
Today, we're going over a few bunion exercises that don't take long but can offer serious comfort.
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Do you suffer from plantar fasciitis? If so, you're not alone.
Statistics show that around 10% of the population also experience the foot pain, which often manifests in the inside and bottom of the heel.
Though the discomfort can make everyday tasks difficult to manage, the good news is you don't have to give up your running routine. In fact, there are many shoes on the market designed to make running with plantar fasciitis as comfortable as possible.
Today, we're taking a look at five shoes that fit this bill. Give these a try and chances are, you'll be hitting the pavement in no time.
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