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Bunion Treatments

Combat Bunion Pain and Discomfort Bunions are a deformity of the bone that occur at the joint of the big toe, causing it to point at an angle. Bunionettes or tailor’s bunions form on the other side of the foot on the little toe bone. They are smaller than normal bunions but still provide the same problem. Though not always painful, bunions can be uncomfortable and a hindrance, especially if they grow large enough to stop you...

Bunions

Discover the Cause of Bunions and How to Treat Them What are Bunions? A bunion is a deformity of the bone which occurs on the joint of the big toe. It protrudes from the side of the foot and causes the big toe to point at an angle towards the second toe instead of straight up. Tailor’s Bunion or Bunionette Also known as a bunionette, a tailor’s bunion is the same as a normal bunion except that it forms on the joint of the...

Multivitamins for Feet

Can Multivitamins be Beneficial in the Treatment of Foot Ailments? What are Multivitamins? Multivitamins are a dietary supplement, most often in tablet form, that provide the recommended daily allowance of a number of vitamins. They can be bought from most pharmacies and are designed to provide you with the vitamins your body needs. Be aware that they should not replace foods, they are intended as a supplement to your...

Prevent Ingrown Toenails

Prevention Techniques to Ensure Toenail Health Ingrown toenails occur when the nail grows into the surrounding skin, this causes the area to become red and inflamed. It can sometimes be quite painful and in serious cases the area can become infected and can excrete pus. There are several easy ways to avoid ingrown toenails which can be done in the comfort of your own home. You can apply these if you think you are at risk of...

Ingrown Toenail

Combat Ingrown Toenails   What is an Ingrown Toenail? An ingrown nail occurs when the toenail pierces the skin of the toe; the nail then continues to grow into the skin, causing the toe to become swollen and red. There is also often a build up of fluid in the toe which can come out as pus. Usually an ingrown toenail will just be tender and a little irritating, but if left to develop it can become very painful and...