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Bunion and Hallux Valgus

Jun 5, 2011   //   by soon   //    //  No Comments

Hallux Valgus

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What is Bunion and Hallux Valgus?

Bunion and Hallux Valgus is form of foot deformity. It is a condition where by the toe is turning outwards. The bone which joins the big toe becomes prominent on the inner border of the foot. This bump is the bunion and is made up of bone and soft tissue.


Symptoms of Bunion and Hallux Valgus

  • Irritation skin around the bunion
  • Blister around the bunion
  • Pain while walking
  • Joint redness and Pain
  • Shifting of the big toe to the other toes

 


Causes of Bunion and Hallux Valgus

  • Prolong wearing of poorly fitting shoes
  • Arthritis
  • Heredity

 


Treatment for Bunion and Hallux Valgus

  • Changes in shoe
  • Orthotics(Splints)
  • Surgery

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011 , the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

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May 22, 2011   //   by soon   //    //  No Comments