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    What can be done to treat a bunion?

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    Mr William Edwards

    Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Mr William Edwards is a fellowship trained Foot and Ankle Surgeon, and fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon. He has a Private practice in Prahran. William Edwards’ … View Profile

    Your treatment most often starts with finding a show that fits the bump. Pick a shoe with a soft “vamp” and where the stitching doesn’t rub. Avoiding high heels might help lessen pain in the small toes and ball of the foot. Insoles are often hard to fit but can help here too. The trouble with insoles is that like pads, they will only stop pressure and rubbing; not deal with the underlying cause.

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