Category Archives: Toe Problems

Bunion Correctors

Can you doctor your own feet with bunion correctors? These are a splint or brace that you are supposed to wear at night and they are alleged to correct bunions, but do they? A lot of questions get asked in … Continue reading

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Functional Hallux Limitus

What is it? Functional hallux limitus is a problem in which the range of motion of the big toe (“hallux”) joint is limited (“limitus”) when the foot is weightbearing (“functional”). The limitation is not there when the foot is up … Continue reading

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How to Treat Bunions

What is it? A bunion is an enlargement of the joint at the base of the big toe and is almost always accompanied with a hallux valgus, that is the deviation of the big toe to rewards the lesser toes. … Continue reading

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Corns on the Toes

What are they? Corns are a thickening of the skin, usually on the toes, in response to excessive pressure. As the skin gets thicker they become more painful. How to treat them? It does not matter what is done for … Continue reading

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