A bunion is a lump of bone is formed in the big toe at the base joint. It is formed whenever you wear tight shoes or due to some injury at that point. Sometimes person's structure of bone is like that big toe is pushed toward the side on other toes of the foot. Resulting in enlarged joint of big toe and which eventually becomes painful. It also causes difficulty in walking and exercises.
Best Ways to Get Rid of Bunions:
1. Make Changes in Lifestyle :Try to stay bare foot for longer period of time.Sometimes you inherit this tendency of getting bunions genetically from your parents or wearing tight shoes for a longer period.Walking barefoot for longer period will help in healing the bunions and will also prevent from reoccurring.Staying barefoot helps in strengthening the muscles of your feet.It also helps in realigning the original position of the bones.If bunions have become painful and are advanced then walking barefoot will worsen the condition. So in that case walk only on thick carpeted floors.Wearing padded socks will give you relief while doing your household activities or waling in the house.You can also wear thick and comfortable slippers in the house instead of padded socks. This will ease the pain in bunions and will relieve the pressure from your feet of wearing shoes.
2. Check Your Shoes:Your shoes can worsen the condition of bunions even if they look good and comfortable.Athletic and tennis shoes also worsen the condition of bunions.Wear shoes which are supportive with arches and good padding.Take your doctor's advice before buying shoes if you do not know which type of shoes are good for the bunions.
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