Bunion Correctors, Toe Spacers & Bunion Pads [Are They Worth It?]
🦶Do bunion correctors, bunion toe spacers and bunion spacers work? We review studies and whether they get the job done!🦶
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Toe spaces and bunion pads are two common non-surgical treatments for bunions, a condition in which the big toe deviates from its normal alignment and points towards the other toes.
Toe spaces are small silicone or gel devices that are placed between the first and second toes to help create space and reduce pressure on the bunion. They can be used alone or in conjunction with other treatments such as bunion pads or splints.
Bunion pads are soft cushions that are placed over the bunion to protect it from rubbing against footwear and to help distribute pressure more evenly across the foot. They can be made of various materials, such as foam or gel, and come in different shapes and sizes to fit various types of bunions.
There have been several studies that have examined the effectiveness of toe spaces and bunion pads for treating bunions. One study published in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Research found that using a toe spacer for six months improved the angle of the big toe in people with mild to moderate bunions. Another study published in the same journal found that using a bunion pad reduced pain and improved function in people with moderate to severe bunions.
Overall, toe spaces and bunion pads are considered safe and non-invasive treatments for bunions. However, it is important to note that they may not work for everyone and may not be sufficient for severe cases of bunions. It is always best to consult with a healthcare professional for personalized advice on the most appropriate treatment options for bunions.
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Dr. Tomasz Biernacki received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine in 2013; he completed his Surgical Reconstructive Foot Surgery & Podiatric Medicine Residency in 2017; he completed 2 separate traveling Fellowships in Diabetic Surgery, Skin Grafting & Nerve Surgery. He is double board certified in Podiatric Medicine and separately in Foot & Ankle Surgery. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” about himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Biernacki is a licensed podiatrist in Michigan. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, prescription, or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Biernacki and you. It would be best if you did not change your health regimen or diet before consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions regarding a medical condition.