Conditions We Treat

What is a Bunion?

Bunions are often described as a bump on the side of the big toe. But a bunion is more than that.

What Causes a Bunion?

Bunions are most often cause by an inherited faulty mechanical structure of the foot.


Symptoms, which occur at the site of the bunion, may include:
• Pain or soreness
• Inflammation and redness
• A burning sensation
• Perhaps some numbness


Bunions are readily apparent – you can see the prominence at the base of the big toe or side of the foot.


Treatment options include:
• Changes in shoewear
• Padding
• Activity Modifications
• Medications
• Icing
• Injection Therapy
• Orthotic Devices

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