A bunion is
often described as a red bump on the side of the big toe. The bump
actually is a sign of a change in the bony structures that arises from
the leaning over of the big toe toward the second toe.
occur at the site of the bunion and include pain, redness and
Bunions can either be caused (or
by wearing the wrong type of shoes (that crowd) or by an inherited
faulty structure of the bony framework of the foot.
of bunion may improve by wearing the right kind of shoes (no pointed
toes or high heels!) but they often will not resolve the problem
those cases, surgical options may be considered.