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.

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.

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.

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.