Will A Bunion Go Away On Its Own?
Is it possible to cure a bunion without surgical intervention?
Remember, bunions are a progressive disorder and do not go away on their own. It’s important to have a doctor evaluate your bunion early, as other issues may develop as the bunion progresses.
Pain can be managed in the early stages of bunion development, but will typically worsen until surgical correction can address the root cause. Conservative treatments are designed to help keep you comfortable, and include:
- Toe spacers
Source: Cleveland Clinic Health Essentials Website
However, these conservative treatments will not, ultimately, fix the problem and you may develop some additional symptoms, including:
- Toes cross over
- Bone spurs
- Ball of foot pain
There used to be a school of thought that you should delay bunion surgery as long as possible. However, now many doctors feel that it is important to receive an evaluation early on, to determine if it’s appropriate for you to consider surgery as other issues may develop as the bunion progresses.
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Unfortunately, you are not a candidate for Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™.
Based on your responses, you are not a candidate for Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™. Lapiplasty® is indicated for treatment of bunions (also known as Hallux Valgus) - a bump found at the base of the big toe. If you do not suffer from a bunion, then Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction" is not for you. We wish you good health!
Still think you might be experiencing pain from a bunion?
Here are 5 symptoms to look out for that could make Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™ a good option for you:
- You're seeing a visual "bump" at the base of your big toe.
- Shoes that once fit comfortably now feel too tight or painful to wear.
- You experience frequent numbness or tightness in your big toe.
- Pain or swelling increases when you stand for long periods of time.
- You struggle or are unable to bend your big toe without feeling pain or a burning sensation.
Here are some helpful resources to help you learn more about bunions and your treatment options:
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