Craig Payne

How long to wear a bunion corrector?

While the aim of a bunion corrector is to “correct” a bunion, that is not exactly how they work and the only real way to get rid of a bunion is with surgery. That does not mean a bunion corrector is not useful and does not mean that they...

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What is the best bunion corrector?

Bunion correctors are hypothetically one way in which you can fix a bunion. The research evidence is that they can improve the deviation of the large toe several degrees after several months of use. The clinical experience with them is that they can...

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What is the ‘too many toes’ sign?

The term ‘too many toes sign’ is widely used when looking at someone standing or during a gait analysis. It does not mean that someone has more than five toes on their foot. When someone is standing or walking and you are watching them...

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What are barefoot running shoes?

Barefoot running shoes are generally considered to be those running shoes that have the most minimal design features and materials that you might as well be running barefoot. The phrase ‘barefoot running shoes’ is somewhat of an oxymoron...

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What is Grierson Gopalan syndrome?

The name Grierson Gopalan syndrome is just another name for burning feet syndrome. Grierson Gopalan syndrome is still used somewhat these days but it is being used less often and the preferred name is burning feet or foot syndrome. There are a...

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How common are bunions?

Bunions are very common. They are more common in older people and in females. The exact prevalence is hard to determine as different research will use different criteria to define just what a bunion is and/or how much the big toe is in valgus...

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How to prevent bunions from getting worse?

Bunions or hallux valgus almost always tend to be progressive. Once they start, because of the alignment of the big toe the muscles and ligaments pull on the joint in such a way that it will get worse. The bunions in different people progress at...

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