Specialist expertise: Foot and Ankle Conditions, Orthopaedics, Foot & Ankle, Bunions, Hammer Toe, Sports Injuries, Achilles Tendon Surgery.
Bunions are one of the most common forefoot complaints, but what are they and how should they be managed?
A bunion is a swelling on the inside of the foot caused by mal-alignment of the bones making-up the Great toe. The medical term for this is “hallux valgus”.
Lee Parker, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, explains when an operation should be considered and helps to dispel some of the myths around the treatment of this condition.