Bunions

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What are Bunions?

Bunions appear as a large bump beside the great toe. This bump is actually part of the great toe joint, resulting from an abnormal "drifting" of your bone, the first metatarsal.  This progressive deformity can disrupt normal function of your feet and cause pain along the entire kinetic chain - toes, ankles, knees, hips, back. 

A comprehensive evaluation is critical to determining your cause of bunions and bone drift. Early management is key to long term success. 

What are symptoms?

Symptoms can vary depending on the severity of your bunion pain, but can include swelling, inflammation, stiffness, redness, warmth, clicking, grinding, locking, shooting pain, and tingling. A bunion can cause the 2nd toe to lift up, leading to a hammer toe and further discomfort. 

How we can help!

Our board-certified specialist is uniquely trained to treat bunions. Non-surgical options can significantly relieve pain and improve function, and ultimately eliminate the need for surgery for most patients. However we do offer surgical management and operate at UNC-Rex in Raleigh for patients who require surgical care. 

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Specialized Diagnostics & Treatments

Our medical team offers exclusive specialized foot and ankle treatments to get you better fast.  Call 919-829-0076 to get the help you need.

Advanced Wound Care

Ankle Braces

Ankle Strapping

Arch Supports

Balance Bracing

Carbon Graphite Bracing

Custom Ankle Bracing

Custom Insoles

Custom Orthotics

Electrosurgery

Fast Spectral Ultrasound

Foot Braces

In-Office Surgery

Living Cell Wound Care

Musculoskeletal Shockwave

Physical Therapy

Reconstructive Surgery

Rehabilitative Shockwave

Shockwave Therapy 

Spectral Ultrasound

Taping & Strapping

Trigger Point Injections

Ultrasound Guided Injections

Ultrasound Imaging

Ultrasound Medical Therapy

Wart Cryotherapy

X-Rays, Weight-bearing

Do You Have Foot Pain? 

Our Specialist Can Help.

 

Don't let foot pain keep you from living your best life. Our team is ready to help.

If you experience any of these conditions, call 919-829-0076 to get the help you need.

InStride Capital Foot & Ankle Centers

Raleigh's Podiatrist

1514 Glenwood Ave

Raleigh, NC 27608

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