bunion


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a painful swelling of the bursa of the first joint of the big toe

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While traditional surgery would involve removing the bunion under general anaesthetic before keeping the problem toe fixed in place using screws and plates (which would leave you needing six to eight weeks off your foot and on crutches!), the MIB technique uses a much less invasive keyhole method, which takes about 20-30 minutes to complete under local anaesthetic.
A While a bunion may look like nothing more than a bony bump on the side of the big toe, they often involve a deformity of the first and second metatarsal bones (the bones that run from the base of your toes to the middle of your foot) as well.
"Meghan's scar is 100 percent due to open bunion surgery," consultant trauma and orthopedic surgeon for BMI Shirley Oaks hospital, Kumar Kunasingam told (https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/7633904/meghan-markle-feet-bunion-surgery/) The Sun . "While the scar is only 4-5 centimeters long, this type of surgery can be very painful and it can take up to three months before patients can wear heels again."
This range is the result of five years' research by shoe designer Lisa Kay to create footwear that's stylish and comfortable for women with bunions.
What Causes Bunions? A bunion results from stress on the metatarsophalangeal joint (where your big toe connects to your foot) that causes bone and tissue in the joint to grow until it eventually forms a bump that forces the toe out of its correct alignment.
Your foot specialist might recommend changes in footwear, pads placed over the bunion to ease the pain, ice, pain medications, or custom orthotics.
While pain will keep many people out of high heels, even if the bunion doesn't hurt, it's best to avoid wearing high heels and shoes with pointed toes, because that can only worsen the problem.
Instead, try relieving bunion pain by taping a spacer between your first and second toes (to keep the big toe aligned) and wearing wider shoes.
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-- Profoot Inc., which was founded in 1987 by chiropractor Leonard Feldman, offers a wide range of foot care products, including insoles and inserts; corn, callus, blister and bunion care items; and antifungal and dry skin solutions.