Why Custom Orthotics Are Vital For Bunions Compared To OTC Options

If you have a bony outgrowth on the side of your big toe joint, you may be developing a bunion (hallux valgus). Bunions can be caused by many things, such as family predisposition, arthritis, tight shoes, and so on. If a bunion is left untreated, it can cause corns/calluses, swelling, and cartilage degeneration. Before considering surgery, your podiatrist may recommend custom orthotics. Read on to learn more about bunion orthotic options and why customized options tend to be better than over-the-counter treatments. [Read More]