The podiatry community generally agrees that bunions are more common in older individuals, and that they are often the result of hereditary factors.
A Detroit Free Press reader recently wrote in to the paper, asking about the causes of bunions, and she got many answers in return.
The American Podiatric Medical Association has offered several tips to help runners maintain healthy feet despite their high-impact sport of choice.
Many people are aware that good arch support is an important part of foot health. But did you know that there are actually three arches in the foot that require stability in order to preserve balance and prevent deformity?
Individuals who are at risk of developing bunions – like dancers, athletes or those with a family history of the deformity – should consider preventing the bony protrusion