What are bunions?
A bunion is a misaligned great toe. A “bump” may be seen on the side or the top of your great toe joint. Poor foot mechanics are often the cause of bunions.
Symptoms of bunions:
- Pain or stiffness at the great toe joint
- Redness or swelling at the great toe joint
- Increased pain in high heels or tight shoes
Bunion Treatment in Cincinnati:
- A physical exam or x-rays will help determine the stage of your bunion
- Mild conditions are treated with orthotics to control poor foot mechanics
- Medication can be used in joint pain exists
- Bunion surgery can be performed by your Cincinnati podiatrist to realign the bone and joint if needed as a last option
For more information regarding bunion treatment and surgery in the Cincinnati area, please click here to download a pamphlet from the APMA.
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