Bunions are small, bony protrusions that are found at the base of the big toe, at the point where the joint attaches to the foot. Despite their small size, they pain they can cause is anything but small. We at Family Footcare, P.C. Offer treatments for Southfield bunions that are highly effective, safe, and in the majority of cases, non-invasive. You can depend on our foot doctor when you need relief from the effects of bunions. Are foot care is focused on alleviating bunions and preventing you from getting them again.
The primary cause for bunions is that too much pressure is put on your big toe joint. Often, this can be traced back to the type of shoes you wear or how you walk. Women are more likely to get bunions because of a greater tendency for wearing high heels and footwear that is too tight around the toes. Bunions may also be due to having flat feet, something you cannot do anything about. But you can do something about Southfield bunions with our foot care.
You may find that bunions are a minor inconvenience, at first. They have the potential, though, for causing major disruption to your ability to walk without discomfort. And when you can’t walk, your entire life becomes impacted by having Southfield bunions. The type of treatment that is recommended will be based on the severity of the problem. For mild to moderate cases, you may only need to make some minor lifestyle adjustments, such as wearing more comfortable shoes, something that is a good idea whether you have bunions or not. Other methods include bunion pads or arch supports, which redistribute the weight on your foot, leading to a reduction in pain.
It is always our primary goal to help you with eliminating bunions entirely, and we can usually do this without having to resort to a surgical option. However, some cases of Southfield bunions are extreme enough that the only way to efficiently address the issue is by performing a procedure. If that becomes necessary, you can be confident that our foot doctor is fully qualified and highly experienced in surgery for bunions.