Top 5 Signs You May Have a Bunion

A bunion, also known as hallux valgus is a bony bump that forms on the side of the big toe. We also can have a bunion on the outside of the little toe known as a bunionette. Bunions can make walking extremely uncomfortable and tend to get larger over time if left untreated. Over time, the discomfort of dealing with this issue can have a severe effect on your daily activities.

Kalmar Family Podiatry of Huntington, NY presents - Top 5 Signs You May Have a Bunion.  

  1. Swelling and pain in the big toe
  2. Inability to bend your big toe
  3. Pain that restricts everyday activity and routine
  4. Inability to wear certain shoes due to bump (protrusion)
  5. Your big toe is bent to an unnatural position

People suffering from and dealing with bunions shouldn’t go through life in pain. There are several treatment options available to keep you active, healthy and on your feet.

At Kalmar Family Podiatry, we are dedicated to providing individualized treatment options to meet the needs of all our patients.

Author
Garrett Kalmar, DPM, AACFAS

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