If you have a firm, painful bump at the base of your big toe, it is most likely a bunion. While small bunions, known as bunionettes, can also form at the base of your little toe, the overwhelming majority of bunions form on the big toe. Once a bunion has formed, there are no easy ways to undo it, with surgery being the only effective treatment to get rid of it. However, surgery is usually a last resort, and if caught early, there are methods to reduce the pain and severity of the bunion. In this blog, we will focus on how bunions form, and what you can do to prevent them.
Our big toes are a surprisingly sensitive part of our body, and even the smallest problem can cause immense pain. In this blog, we’re going to give an overview of some of the most common causes of big toe pain, and provide information on how to approach each one.
For something as banal as shoes, crocs have caused quite the controversy since they were first released in 2002. Many people hate the plastic shoes because they deem them to be unfashionable, while others absolutely adore them because of the comfort they offer. But as we have discussed many times, the types of shoes you wear have an enormous effect on the wellbeing of your feet. So where do crocs lie in that regard?
Foot problems can be a major disturbance in trying to go about our daily lives, as essentially everything we do requires us to move around. Similarly, because we use our feet so often, it makes them one of the more likely places on our bodies where issues will arise. As with many areas of physical wellbeing, these issues can vary to a certain degree between men and women, so in this article, we will examine some the foot problems that most commonly affect women.
From tiny kitten heels to sky-high stilettos, there is no denying that high heels are one of the staples of any woman’s wardrobe. And while they may be good for your social life, they are not so great when it comes to the health of your feet.