Footwear Modification for Bunion

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  • Jan Bunion

    • Age n/a
    • Female
    01
    Feb2016

    Treatment Ratings

      Cured
      Footwear Modification

    I went to a foot guy and he said he could do surgery, certainly, but a shoe stretching device might do the trick. It stretches out the part that the bunion touches only, and it worked like a charm.


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  • CwRunner Bunion

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    15
    Jan2013
    • Chronicity 18+ Months

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Footwear Modification, Rest, Supportive Shoes

    I am a 70 year old male and have been jogging since 1976. I have run marathons and many 10Ks. Two years ago I developed very painful bunions, one on the left big toe and one on the right little toe. For 6 months I tried 3 different shoe makers and widths. I got no relief, so last December (2012) I stopped running and have moved to a recumbent stationary bike for exercise plus my normal weight lifting and yoga. Two days ago I went for a 3 mile run and the pain came back, even with toe guards and holes cut in my shoes at the point of pressure. I don't much care for the bike as a form of exercise and am looking for a remedy.


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