Gait analysis may lead to non invasive bunion correction
Bunion Prevention

Gait analysis may lead to non-invasive bunion correction

If you have a tendency to walk with your toes turned outward, or noticeably put more force on one particular area of the foot when landing, you may have an imbalanced gait.

Beach shoes may save you from foot pain
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Beach shoes may save you from foot pain

When looking out across shimmering sand and a seemingly endless and serene body of water, it can be easy to forget about the dangers that may lurk beneath the surfaces.

A new test may help nip bunions in the bud
Bunion Prevention

A new test may help nip bunions in the bud

For too many Americans, arthritis has a detrimental impact on their quality of life, as it results in stiff joints, painful or hindered movement and co-morbid conditions like bunions and hammer toe.

Fit and support not cost are key factors of a good sneaker
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Fit and support – not cost – are key factors of a good sneaker

Athletes – especially those with foot conditions like bunions, hammer toe or fallen arches – know that a quality pair of supportive sneakers is important to keeping foot pain at bay.

Sale seekers may be likely to develop bunions
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Sale-seekers may be likely to develop bunions

Researchers at the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (SCP) in the UK discovered that women who find good deals on shoes don’t always think logically about the fit and practicality of the footwear in question.

Nip bunions in the bud by buying supportive shoes for your kids
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Nip bunions in the bud by buying supportive shoes for your kids

Moms and dads who have bunions or hammer toe may stand a good chance of having kids who develop the same bony foot deformities later in life.

Genetics play a sizable role in bunion development
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Genetics play a sizable role in bunion development

While wearing high heels and tight shoes may squeeze the foot into such a position that bunions eventually develop, the ill-fitted footwear is merely a catalyst for an underlying problem.

Obese people are at an increased risk of foot pain
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Obese people are at an increased risk of foot pain

A team of scientists at La Trobe University in Australia recently conducted a study which revealed that people with a high body mass index (BMI) are more likely than their normal weight counterparts to experience plantar heel pain.

How to prevent bunion pain on your wedding day
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How to prevent bunion pain on your wedding day

Many women fantasize about their perfect wedding day: a crisp white dress, fragrant flowers, sparkling champagne and a handsome groom.

Switching up sports may prevent bunions foot pain
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Switching up sports may prevent bunions, foot pain

Athletes and dancers are probably aware that the repetitive and sometimes intense movement required to perform optimally can often lead to foot pain, bunions, hammer toe or fallen arches.

Marathoners should pad their bunions for the big race
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Marathoners should pad their bunions for the big race

Warm weather means that runners may be gearing up to take on intense challenges.

AMPA survey finds more than half of teens experience foot pain
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AMPA survey finds more than half of teens experience foot pain

The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) recently conducted a survey of 1,000 teenagers and discovered that about six in 10 experience foot pain so severe that it occasionally impacts their ability to carry out daily activities.

Could bunion correction lead to lower healthcare costs
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Could bunion correction lead to lower healthcare costs?

While political sides remain divided on whether universal healthcare is constitutional, one thing everyone appears to agree on is that the cost of services is too high.

Study explains why women have higher rates of knee injury
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Study explains why women have higher rates of knee injury

A study conducted at the University of Washington’s Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine reveals why there appears to be a higher prevalence of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears among women, especially those who play sports.

The fascia may be the underlying cause of foot pain
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The fascia may be the underlying cause of foot pain

Individuals with bunions and hammer toe know about foot pain.

Could motorized shoes prevent occupational bunions
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Could motorized shoes prevent occupational bunions?

Factory workers and doctors alike tend to develop painful foot conditions, such as bunions or hammer toe, as a result of standing on their feet all day.

Foot pain prevention begins at an early age
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Foot pain prevention begins at an early age

Children won’t always tell you if their shoes are too tight or too big, mostly because they may not even know the difference.

Is the obesity epidemic linked to bunions
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Is the obesity epidemic linked to bunions?

Physicians and educators have been looking for ways to curb the problem of obesity in the U.S.

Individuals with bunions should be cautions when shoe shopping
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Individuals with bunions should be cautions when shoe shopping

Bunions are a relatively common foot problem for women, especially those who wear high heels or shoes that are too tight on a regular basis.

Shopping smart for high heels may prevent bunions
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Shopping smart for high heels may prevent bunions

An article in MonstersAndCritics.com details advice from a fashion consultant on buying a comfortable, well-fitted pair of high heels, which is especially important for individuals with bunions.