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Many women exacerbate their bunions with the click of a mouse

Researchers at ShopSmart magazine conducted a survey which reveals that nearly 30 percent of women in the U.S. report buying shoes at online retailers on a regular basis, a percentage that’s just about doubled in the past four years.

Choosing an athletic shoe takes consideration
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Choosing an athletic shoe takes consideration

Shoes are an integral part of optimal performance and injury prevention for many athletes, reports Reuters.

Prep your bunions before going on vacation
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Prep your bunions before going on vacation

If you’re one of the many people heading to a tropical climate to escape the late-winter blues, it may be a good idea to peel back those heavy wool socks and have a look at the state of your feet.

Got bunions You may want to heed warnings about the dangers of flip flops
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Got bunions? You may want to heed warnings about the dangers of flip flops

Warm weather is approaching, and that may have many people perusing the new selections of summer sandals and flip flops.

Aging runners should engage in specific training
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Aging runners should engage in specific training

Seniors who continue to enjoy running into their golden years are making good efforts toward maintaining overall health as they get older.

Quality footwear is especially important for people with arthritis
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Quality footwear is especially important for people with arthritis

People with arthritis may already know about the foot problems it can cause, such as bunions or hammer toe.

Part of healthy aging is taking care of one's feet
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Part of healthy aging is taking care of one’s feet

Once a woman reaches a certain age, footwear options like stilettos or open-toed sandals may not be viable choices due to foot conditions, such as bunions, hammer toe or yellowed toenails.

People with bunions should avoid wearing secondhand shoes
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People with bunions should avoid wearing secondhand shoes

The deals at secondhand stories can be awfully tempting, as anyone who’s ever come across a $20 pair of used Christian Louboutin knows well.

Job design may ease bunion pain
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Job design may ease bunion pain

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety has reported that many people experience foot pain and injuries stemming from their work.

Study finds education weight factors may play into bunion pain
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Study finds education, weight factors may play into bunion pain

A team of researchers at Australia’s LaTrobe University surveyed 151 people with symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA) in the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint.

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Tips for looking fashionable with bunions

A reader of The Globe and Mail asked the news provider’s in-house doctor, Sheila Wijayasinghe, whether she could continue wearing her beloved high heels past the age of 35, as foot pain began to set in.

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Study finds that foot reflexology reduces cardiological problems

Massaging on the balls of feet increase flood flow to the heart

hammertoes and feet
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Hammer toe may accompany high arches

High arch foot, also known as pes cavus, is a condition caused by a muscular imbalance in the feet, much like bunions.

Bunions can cause knee problems which in turn may lead to pain medication abuse
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Bunions can cause knee problems, which in turn may lead to pain medication abuse

A team of researchers conducted a study which reveals that individuals who go under the knife for knee replacement surgery and are subsequently prescribed narcotic pain relievers may become dependent on the drugs.

Self esteem may help individuals shed weight and bunions
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Self-esteem may help individuals shed weight, bunions

Individuals who are overweight or obese face a number of health issues throughout their lifetime, including diabetes, cardiovascular problems, pain in the lower extremities and bunions

Bunions causing back pain Try a massage
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Bunions causing back pain? Try a massage

When bunions or hammer toe advance to a stage where the deformity is altering the way a person walks, they may subsequently experience pain in other places, with one common area being the lower back.

Landing on toes may decrease knee injury, but bunion-sufferers should use caution
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Landing on toes may decrease knee injury, but bunion-sufferers should use caution

A team of researchers at the University of California, Davis has found that female basketball players may be able to avoid injury to the anterior cruciate ligament by changing the way they land when coming down from a jump.

Switch up sports to avoid injury and bunions
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Switch up sports to avoid injury, bunions

Loyola University Health System researchers have found that kids and teens who train intensely for one sport are more likely to have an activity-related injury than those who participate in various sports.

proper shoes are important for those with bunions
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Shoes are an important vacation staple for many women – especially those with bunions

New research from ladies clothing brand Savoir reveals that many women spend more on their vacation wardrobe than they do on the trip itself, with 85 percent of ladies older than 50 reporting expenditures as high as $2,300.

Toe shoes may be beneficial for those with bunions
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Toe shoes may be beneficial for those with bunions

Runners may be noticing a new kind of shoe appearing in sportswear stores. Called “toe shoes,” the new athletic footwear resembles a glove for the foot, with individual compartments for each toe.