Bunions

What is it? Bunions can occur in two different places on the foot, one involving the 1st metatarsophalangeal joint complex and the other involving the 5th.

 

In some cases bunions can become painful through pressure from footwear, degenerative changes within the joint, impingement of nerves running on the outside or from loading on the joint during walking and standing.

There are many conservative treatments which may improve this pain and discomfort. Including orthotic therapy to slow down the degenerative progression of the deformity.

 

​​Please make an appointment with our podiatrist today to discuss these options.

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Lenah Valley

Augusta Rd Medical Centre

64 Giblin Street,

Lenah Valley, TAS 7008

(03) 6278 1744

Sandy Bay

Sandy Bay Clinic

270 Sandy Bay Road,

Sandy Bay, TAS 7005

(03) 6223 6822

Cygnet

Mary Street Clinic

2/23 Mary Street,

Cygnet, TAS 7112

(03) 6295 0116

Geeveston

Geeveston Medical Centre

19 Arve Road,

Geeveston, TAS 7116

(03) 6297 1903

Sorell

Sorell Doctors Surgery

31 Gordon Street,

Sorell, TAS 7172

(03) 6165 1595

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