News tagged with toes

What is a bunion and do I need to get mine treated?

While most people don't like the sight of bunions, they're much more than a cosmetic issue. A bunion can cause pain and impact physical function, as well as affecting general health, mental health and social function. Limitations ...

Aug 28, 2017
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Summer shoes may be orthopedically unsound

If you're getting ready to show off your toes in summer sandals, make sure those shoes aren't a flop in terms of the support they provide, says an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.

May 19, 2016
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Blame your parents for bunion woes

A novel study reports that white men and women of European descent inherit common foot disorders, such as bunions (hallux valgus) and lesser toe deformities, including hammer or claw toe. Findings from the Framingham Foot ...

May 20, 2013
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