New shoes may prevent wandering in the elderly and ease bunion pain
Bunion Prevention

New shoes may prevent wandering in the elderly, ease bunion pain

Within the next month, caretakers and family members of elderly individuals with dementia may be able to obtain peace of mind thanks to a new type of shoe that has a global positioning satellite (GPS) technology built in.

Bunions may cause poor posture
Bunion Prevention

Bunions may cause poor posture

It’s known that bunions can have a detrimental effect on a person’s landing mechanics and, in turn, increase the likelihood of a host of lower extremity problems.

Bunions can sometimes be confused with gout
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Bunions can sometimes be confused with gout

A recent study that was conducted at AUT University in New Zealand reveals that poor choices of footwear can exacerbate pain stemming from gout, a form of inflammatory arthritis in which crystallized uric acid accumulates in the joints.

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How to cure a hangover from fall’s towering boots

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons reports that high heels can exacerbate bunions and hammer toe.