There are many myths about bunions. We want to clarify some common misconceptions about bunions. The first myth about bunions is that you can reverse a bunion without surgery. It is common for patients come in to the office inquiring about ways to reverse their bunion. There are many over the counter devices that claim […]
Those pointy toed stilettos look great on your feet, but how do your feet look once you take those shoes off? Unfortunately for those with bunions, Boca Raton footwear fashions like high-heeled sandals, pointy toe flats and other painful but adorable shoes are often to blame for this pesky problem.
Though these are all things you’ll see prominently displayed as you watch this summer’s Olympic Games in Boca Raton, the bunions, foot pain and ankle issues that can accompany them often go unnoticed. During the London Olympics, attention will be rightly paid to the impressive athletic feats of many intrepid competitors, but few words will be said of the foot pain that many endure to achieve them.
Summer is in full swing here in Florida, meaning that many women may have already spent the last several months showing off their fashionable wedges, sandals, flip flops and flats to the rest of Boca Raton. Unfortunately, bunions, hammer toes, joint pains, corns and blisters can often be the direct result of these kinds of fashion-forward footwear. Because most shoes are designed more for how they look than their comfort, the many enticing shoe trends of summer result in foot pain for many women each and every year.
Just about everyone experiences foot pain. One survey from a few years ago estimated that eight out of 10 adults experience foot pain as a result of poorly-fitted shoes. You might develop a brief ailment like a blister as a result of shoes rubbing on your toes or heal, or a more serious concern like a bunion could develop after years of poor foot wear. Either way, preventing the health of your feet by wearing stable, well-fitted shoes is one of the best ways to prevent foot pain.