This deformity affects the joint at the base of the big toe. It is a bony bump beneath the skin on the inner side of the foot. A bunion starts small, but over time it can grow to become very large. Bunions are more common in women.
Patient Education Articles
At Heartland Orthopedic Specialists, we strive to keep you involved in your medical care as a partner. In the following section, we included helpful and general information about conditions, diseases, and the different parts of the body.
Through the material provided below, you can learn about topics related to your condition or injury to give you some more context and understanding of your situation. Please be aware that each situation is unique, and no online content can replace one-on-one communication with your doctor.
If you have questions regarding a medical issue, please consult with your specialist at the time of your appointment or call Heartland Orthopedic Specialists at (800) 762-1177, and our staff will be happy to assist you.
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