Q&A: Bunion treatment and surgery

Source: Medical Xpress

A bunion is a bony bump that forms on the joint at the base of your big toe. It develops due to a shifting or repositioning of some of the bones in the front part of the foot, or the forefoot. When this happens, the big toe gets pulled toward the smaller toes and the forefoot widens. That's when you start to notice the bump.

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