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Dr. Patel's Bunion Blog

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  • 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.
  • Bunionette: Bunion’s Little Brother A bunionette is a smaller version of a bunion, but it can still be a load of trouble, according to Dr. Sanjay Patel at Family Foot Care & Surgery, L.L.C.
  • Should Your Teen Have Bunion Surgery Bunion surgery is a major step and poses risk for teens. Dr. Sanjay Patel in Hamden, CT, discusses when it might be the right call—and when it’s not.
  • How Bunions Form in Teenagers Certain foot mechanics and the shoes teens wear can influence whether or not they will develop bunions. Dr. Sanjay Patel explains those factors.
  • 5 Tips for Beating Bunions Lots of women struggle with bunions, but the pain doesn’t have to control you. Dr. Sanjay Patel in Hamden, CT, offers tips for beating bunion pain.
  • Are Bunions Hereditary? Heredity could be to blame for bunions. Family Foot Care & Surgery in Hamden, CT explains why it is helpful to know if you are at risk.
  • Bunion Exercises for Pain Relief Family Foot Care & Surgery in Milford, CT provides several easy exercises you can do to help resolve bunion pain and keep them from worsening.
  • Is Bunion Surgery Right For You? There are several treatments and preventative measures we can take to get rid of bunions.