Avoid activities that put pressure on your big toe
and foot. But don't give up exercise because of toe pain. Try activities that
don't put a lot of pressure on your foot, such as swimming or bicycling.
Surgery to correct a bunion may be an option if other treatment does not
relieve pain. There are different types of surgery for bunions. You and your
doctor can decide which one is best for you.
How can you prevent bunions?
Proper footwear may
prevent bunions. Wear roomy shoes that have wide and deep toe boxes (the area
that surrounds the toes), low or flat heels, and good arch supports. Avoid
tight, narrow, or high-heeled shoes that put pressure on the big toe