About Hallux Valgus

What are Bunions (Hallux valgus)? Bunion pain, hammer toe, and calluses can be symptoms of bunions In orthopedics, “bunions” and Hallux valgus are terms used to describe one of the most common ailments of the foot—especially among women. A bunion is a mal-alignment of the two bones that form the base joint of the big … Continue reading “About Hallux Valgus”

Bunion Treatment

Knowing how bunions develop is helpful in selecting the appropriate bunion treatment. In general, most bunion deformities are a result of foot structure and function which are genetic. As the heel strikes the ground when walking, the joints of the foot unlock and absorb impact. Referred to as pronation, the arch collapses causing the feet … Continue reading “Bunion Treatment”