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Tailor’s Bunion

Tailor’s Bunion Treatment in St. Louis and Chesterfield

Tailor’s Bunion Treatment

in St. Louis and Chesterfield

This is an enlargement on the outside of the foot caused by the combination of the fifth metatarsal protruding outward and little toe moving inward. The condition is characterized by inflammation, pain and redness of the little toe. Please call us 314-207-7280 to request a consultation about this treatable condition.

Must Know About This

  • Surgery is often considered when pain continues for a long period with no improvement after non-surgical therapies have been used.
  • Shoes with an elevated heel and a narrow toebox should be avoided and replaced by shoes that are flat, flexible, and fit the shape of the foot.
  • Treatments directed to the painful area help control pain and swelling. Examples include ultrasound, moist heat, and soft-tissue massage.

Good to Know About This

  • This is an enlargement on the outside of the foot caused by the combination of the fifth metatarsal protruding outward and little toe moving inward.
  • The condition is characterized by inflammation, pain and redness of the little toe.
  • Non-surgical therapies include hoe modifications, padding, and corticosteroid injections.

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Feet for Life Podiatry Centers are one of the top-ranked foot and ankle practices in the Midwest, specializing in both surgical and nonsurgical procedures to relieve your pain and give you beautiful, functional feet with minimal downtime or discomfort.

8637 Delmar Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63124

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