Health Tip: Treating a Bunion

Health Tip: Treating a Bunion

(HealthDay News) -- A bunion is a bone-like bump that forms at the base of the big toe, says Mayo Clinic.

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It may form when the big toe pushes against the next toe, forcing the joint of the big toe to stick out.

Mayo Clinic mentions treatment options for bunions:

  • Changing shoes.
  • Using padding, tape or a splint.
  • Applying ice.
  • Using shoe inserts.
  • Taking medication.

If non-surgical treatment doesn't provide relief, surgery may be required.

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