Are Bunions Hereditary?
Spoiler alert: Yes, bunions often tend to run in families, and genetic inheritance is usually part of the reason. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll get one if mom or dad has one, either.
Is Bunion Surgery Right For You?
Yes – Dr. Patel may be able to use non-surgical treatment methods to address your bunion symptoms, but the only way to correct a wayward toe is through bunion surgery.
Where Do Bunions Come From?
Where did that big bump at the base of your big toe come from? Dr. Sanjay Patel in Connecticut explains the main causes of bunions.
Conservative Bunion Treatments
No matter how old you are, conservative treatments can be an effective strategy at relieving bunion pain, or even avoiding surgery.
Can stretching help with bunions?
Stretching may not be able to heal bunions, but it might be able to help manage them. Dr. Sanjay Patel of Family Foot Care and Surgery explains.