FOOT AILMENTS — Bunion

Bunion(s)

Posted by Mark Lewis on

Causes: Bunions are more likely caused by hyper-pronation of the foot (arches that collapse and ankles that roll in). Symptoms: Pushing off straight ahead with their first metatarsal and big toe, they push off with the second metatarsal across the big toe.  With every step, the big toe is pushed toward the second toe.  After years of walking this way, the joint finally gives way. Prevention & Care: Reduce hyper-pronation.  If done properly, your gait will change so that you will walk with less outward rotation of your feet which will reduce the sideways pressure on the big toe.  This...

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