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.

Exercising with DVD assistance may help ease bunion pain
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Stretches may alleviate foot pain when getting back into exercise this spring

If you’ve spent the past few months indoors to avoid icy sidewalks and blustery winds, your joints, muscles and tendons may experience a bit of a shock once you begin moving again.

Exercising with DVD assistance may help ease bunion pain
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Exercising with DVD assistance may help ease bunion pain

Osteoarthritis causes pain, joint stiffness and, in some cases, bunion and hammer toe.

Your local shoe repair shop can adjust shoes to suit bunions and hammer toe
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Your local shoe repair shop can adjust shoes to suit bunions, hammer toe

Having a hard time finding shoes that don’t squeeze your 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.

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.

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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.

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.

Finding athletic shoes that won’t squeeze bunions is easy
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Finding athletic shoes that won’t squeeze bunions is easy

Runners, dancers and athletes in general are more prone to foot conditions like bunions, hammer toe and fallen arches.

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.

How to walk down the aisle with style and bunions
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How to walk down the aisle with style – and bunions

Some ladies spend upward of a year to find the perfect wedding gown, and finding the right shoes can be just as difficult of a decision – especially when the bride has bunions.

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.

Opinions remain split on barefoot running
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Opinions remain split on barefoot running

Lately, people have been running around parks and tracks sans shoes in an effort to gain a more efficient stride and stable landing mechanics.

Gel-style products may provide cushioning for bunions
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Gel-style products may provide cushioning for bunions

Individuals who are currently using bunion splints or orthotics to correct bunions or hammer toe may still experience discomfort from rubbing on the inside of shoes, as the devices are meant to correct the deformities gradually.

A professional looking pedicure may detract attention from bunions
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A professional-looking pedicure may detract attention from bunions

One of the greatest joys of the warmer months is feeling sand or grass between the toes and being able to wear the latest trends in fashionable sandals.

The bunioned need to choose holiday footwear wisely
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The bunioned need to choose holiday footwear wisely

Squeezing bunions into a pair of fancy heels for a holiday celebration may seem like a good idea at the beginning of the night.