A bunion is a progressive deformity that starts as an enlargement at the base of the big toe and causes the the big toe to lean towards the smaller toes. An X-ray is necessary to properly evaluate a bunion deformity and plan treatment.
Bunions generally present with pain at the base of the great toe with possible swelling and redness. A visible "bump" is common.
Bunions may be hereditary but ill fitting shoes often play a role..
There are several viable treatment options available for bunions. Contact us today to begin the process of freeing yourself from the pain that comes with this condition.