Bunion Archives - Kevin J. Powers, DPM
28 July 2017
During the summertime, your toes are often on display with open-toed sandals and days at the pool. That means it’s more likely you’ll look down and notice changes, like, for example, a bump on your baby toe. Uh-oh! That, friend, could be the beginning of a bunionette, and though... Read more
28 October 2016
There are certainly many people who enjoy the Halloween holiday and get a kick out of those “things that go bump in the night.” Now, when you develop an abnormal bump on your foot, it can seem to be a scary situation. Knowing what is happening, though, can illuminate... Read more
21 October 2016
There are many misconceptions in society, some of which include misunderstandings as to why bunions happen. Others include:
- A single shot of espresso does not have more caffeine than a standard cup of coffee. (It is just more concentrated.)
- Abner Doubleday did not invent baseball. (The sport is likely...
14 October 2016
Choosing the right shoes for bunion pain is a lot like making sure you have the proper equipment for virtually any circumstance. You wouldn’t want to try hammering a nail with a dishrag or drying a plate with a hammer. We could spend all day coming up with other...
04 October 2016
It’s best to start this post by saying that we always hope all of our patients can be treated successfully with nonsurgical methods. Fortunately, we are able to use conservative care to effectively address a wide range of conditions for our patients. That being said, surgery sometimes is a...
16 February 2015
Many talented actresses and actors are nominated for the 2015 Academy Awards—simply being selected is an achievement in itself. Even winners can be losers too, though, if someone develops bunion pain from wearing high heels to the ceremony.
02 January 2015
A new year, a new foot. We’re talking about bunion treatment! Take a step in the right direction this year and invest in some treatment for, and prevention of, that lump on the side of your inner foot. Turns out, it’s as easy as...
04 November 2014
Sometimes you have to be creative in fixing things to make them last. An old treasured antique may not look as good as new, but you can add polish and tweak parts here and there so it works. You can find such fixed-up items at the local B-Town, Jolly...
01 October 2014
The fall season is a time when the fashion scene comes alive. The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week takes place in several different countries throughout the fall and showcases the latest from the time-honored and up-and-coming designers. Shoes are always a hot topic, but there often is no thought given to...
10 September 2014
If you are over 50 years of age and like to be active, don’t miss out on the Senior Games in Ellettsville, IN! Taking place September 3-15, 2014, there will be a myriad of great events...