Also known as Hallux Abducto Valgus, a bunion is a bony lump that forms at the base of the big toe. A bunion forms when the big toe moves towards the other toes, causing the joint to protrude on the inside of the foot.  


Bunions may have a genetic component but can also result from pressure pushing the big toe out of its natural alignment. The most common causes include:

Signs & Symptoms:


The nature of bunions is progressive, so the aim of treatment is to effectively manage symptoms and slow the progression.

Management of bunions can include:

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