Tag: bunions

  • Do You Have A Bunion? Visit Your Podiatrist

    Bunions are one of the most common disorders treated by podiatrists across the country. Wearing any type of shoe may be painful when you have a bunion, and the bigger your bunion gets, the more it hurts to walk. Bunion surgery, or bunionectomy, realigns the bone, ligaments, tendons and nerves so your big toe can […]

  • Celebrities Suffer Foot Problems Too

    Victoria Beckham. Michelle Yeoh. Sarah Jessica Parker. What do these ladies have in common? Less than perfect feet. Each of these ladies suffers from bunions. You may have heard of bunions and associated them with old age. That isn’t the case however. Bunions are very often caused by ill fitting shoes and high heels. So […]

  • Study Finds Diabetic Shoes & Inserts Reduce Amputations

    A new study from Sweden finds that proper interventions such as diabetic shoes, inserts, podiatry, and regular checkups can reduce the number of amputations by more than 50% in patients with diabetes. These are the findings, and some steps people with diabetes can take to protect their feet. According to an article from News-Medical.net, researchers […]

  • Causes & Treatment of Hammertoes

    There are many foot problems that people are afflicted with but one very painful condition is hammertoes. A hammertoe occurs when the middle of the toe points upward strangely. Hammertoes usually in the second toe will develop a callus on the top of the first joint of the toe which is painful. Causes of Hammertoes […]

  • A Brief Look at 4 Modern Day Bunion Treatments

    Bunions are one of the many things that can go wrong with our feet. They are most often caused by a handful of things. Among them are arthritis and wearing ill-fitting shoes. The good news is that our Clearwater podiatrists offer patients access to bunion treatments that may provide relief. With that said, here is […]