Proper footwear bunion correction may prevent falls in seniors
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Proper footwear, bunion correction may prevent falls in seniors

Falls are one of the leading causes of disability among the elderly.

Shoe reviews may help prevent bunion pain
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Shoe reviews may help prevent bunion pain

There are a number of things to consider when shopping for new winter shoes.

Journal articles may help soccer players avoid injury and bunions
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Journal articles may help soccer players avoid injury, bunions

Soccer players put a lot of stress on their bodies due to long games spent running, kicking and suddenly changing direction.

Arthritic bunions may signal higher risk of fractures
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Arthritic bunions may signal higher risk of fractures

Older women are at risk of broken bones due to conditions like osteoporosis and arthritis.

Ankle problems stemming from bunions may affect movement in hips and knees
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Ankle problems stemming from bunions may affect movement in hips, knees

Foot conditions like bunions or hammer toe are known to alter the way a person walks, which can lead to ankle injuries and imbalanced landing mechanics.

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

Some heels cost far more than bunions
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Some heels cost far more than bunions

Women take their shoes seriously. Some even go to the lengths of spending hundreds of dollars on towering heels and wedges, only to risk developing bunions and hammer toe.

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Research indicates higher prevalence of arthritis than previously believed

A team of researchers at Newcastle University found that arthritis may be a more prevalent condition than past studies have suggested, with their recent report indicating that about 65.4 percent of people older than 85 have the condition.

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Back pain stemming from bunions? Get moving!

Swedish researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy of the University of Gothenburg examined the outcomes of 109 lower back pain patients given different sets of instructions.

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Bunions may be the sign of osteoarthritis

September is Arthritis Awareness Month, and as a result, The Arthritis Society in Canada is recommending that people with throbbing joints head to the doctor for a screening in order to prevent further joint damage.

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Runner’s knee linked to other biomechanical issues

An article published by Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) reports that a condition known as runner’s knee is often the result of other imbalanced biomechanics, most often in the feet and hips.

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Quality back-to-school shoes may prevent foot pain in kids

It’s back-to-school time, and while kids may be requesting items like Justin Bieber backpacks or iPads, parents should know that proper, quality footwear is an integral part of helping children avoid foot conditions or injury.

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Mothers, don’t let your daughters wear heels – they might get bunions

Parents of young girls who have been idolizing Suri Cruise for her penchant for kitten heels may want to take heed, as this may lead to bunions or hammer toe at a very early age for little ones.

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Individuals with bunions may have trouble sleeping

If you have bunions, you likely come home from a long day at work and sigh in relief at being able to kick off your shoes and relax.

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Bunion-friendly shoes now available in a unique venue

Individuals with bunions may want to consider making a trip to New York City’s Flatiron District, since New Balance recently opened a retail shop there.

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Pronation shown to lead to bunions, back pain

Pronation occurs when an individual’s feet point outward when they walk, placing undue pressure on areas of the foot and leading to a landing mechanic imbalance.

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Marathon-ready feet typically do no have bunions

A runner’s feet are possibly their most stressed body parts, since the are prone to developing blisters, bunions, stress fractures, ingrown toenails and tendon problems.