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How can Bunions be treated?

Bunions can be treated only through surgery by shaving, cutting or chipping away excess bone from the metatarsal. This would be the traditional method, but there is also the laser approach, which minimizes bleeding and risk of infection. The prices for the procedure vary depending on the clinic, surgeon or the type of surgery chosen. There a...

How are Bunions formed?

Bunions or hallux valgus are bony swellings which form along the side edge of the big toe joint where it joins the upper ball of the foot. These bumps are painful and can be removed through bunionectomy or laser surgery.    Bunions are seen more commonly in women, as they are formed by the type of shoes they wear. The main cause f...

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