Bunions don’t go away without treatment. If left untreated, bunions can get worse. The aim of treatment is to slow the progression of the bunion and relieve pain. In this chapter, we will introduce you to various treatment options for bunions. Hopefully it’ll get rid of the pain of bunions.
How to correct Bunions：
- For mild patients, you can do barefoot exercises to strengthen the plantar muscles and delay the deterioration of Bunions. This is also one of the ways to correct Bunions.
- Move the big toe to the inside with your fingers every day, which can also effectively prevent the Bunions from intensifying. Patients need to know something about the correction of
- Wearing suitable shoes can prevent the occurrence and development of patients must wear large and comfortable shoes, which can provide more space for the thumb and avoid aggravation of symptoms
- With the help of some orthopedic equipment, such as hallux valgus corrector.
Mild Bunion means that the inside of the first metatarsal head is relatively small, and the degree of outward deflection of the bunion is relatively light. If the patient feels no pain, you can choose non-surgical treatment, such as medical physical therapy, wearing bunion corrector, etc. For patients with bunion, the younger the younger the more obvious the effect. After all, the elasticity of the bones of young patients is much better than that of the elderly. If you are a mild bunion patient, you must insist on using bunion corrector.
The longer the use, the better the correction effect. I believe you will see a good result.
Medications cannot correct bunion but can only relieve symptoms. If you feel particularly painful, you can prepare some pain relief medicines in your daily life
You may need bunion surgery if you have severe foot pain that happens even when walking or wearing flat, comfortable shoes. Surgery may also be needed when chronic big toe inflammation and swelling isn’t relieved with rest or medicines. This can not only delay the deterioration of bunion, but also effectively prevent the occurrence of some complications.
Tips for Everyday Life and Prophylaxis:
We also have two tips and preventive measures for your everyday life.
Buy shoes at night! Your feet have to take so much load every day that they are swollen up in the evening. This could make a difference of a whole shoe size! So, shoes that you buy in the morning may not fit you at all later in the evening. In order to prevent this in the first place, always try on your new shoes at night.
Walking barefoot on different surfaces! You should walk barefoot on sloping and uneven surfaces. Running barefoot can train and strengthen the foot muscles and provide more stability.
Bunions are very common. We should treat them correctly and actively prevent and treat them. At the same time, we hope that patients with bunions will get rid of the disease as soon as possible.