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Prevention and Treatment of Bunions

Bunions—bony protrusions that appear at the base of the big toe—can be extremely painful and may interfere with your mobility. If you suffer from bunions, your foot doctor in Sugar Land may recommend a range of treatments , from changing your shoes to bunion surgery .

Watch this video to learn more about bunion treatment options. Depending on the severity of the bunion, conservative treatments, including wearing shoes with wider toe boxes and putting silicone pads on the bunion, can help. For more severe cases, bunion removal surgery may be necessary. Often, bunions can be prevented completely by wearing shoes that don’t squeeze your toes. If you do develop a bunion, beginning treatment as soon as possible may reduce the need for bunion surgery.