Time to Fix Sore Feet


Q: I have a bunion on my right foot. How can I stop it getting worse and is it possible to reverse the problem?

A: More than 15 per cent of women in the UK suffer from bunions, due in part to our liking of pointy toes and high heels. Men may develop them, too, but far fewer do. Many sufferers have a family history of bunions.

A bunion (hallus valgus) is a deformity of the big toe joint. The main sign is the big toe pointing towards, or sometimes overlapping, the other toes on the foot. This may force the outer bone of the big toe to stick out and a bump to form. The big toe joint may be swollen and painful, especially when wearing shoes. Read More…