Painful toes? You might have bunions – bony bumps at the base of the big toe that are permanent until surgically removed. Photo: Tory Ho Painful toes? You might have bunions – bony bumps at the base of the big toe that are permanent until surgically removed. Photo: Tory Ho
Painful toes? You might have bunions – bony bumps at the base of the big toe that are permanent until surgically removed. Photo: Tory Ho

Why do your toes hurt? The causes of bunions and what can be done to treat your feet

  • Hallux vagus, or bunions, are a foot condition characterised by bony bumps that form at the base of the big toe and are permanent until surgically removed
  • There are more than 130 different types of surgery available to treat bunions and, treated early, some can be removed using minimally invasive surgery

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Painful toes? You might have bunions – bony bumps at the base of the big toe that are permanent until surgically removed. Photo: Tory Ho Painful toes? You might have bunions – bony bumps at the base of the big toe that are permanent until surgically removed. Photo: Tory Ho
Painful toes? You might have bunions – bony bumps at the base of the big toe that are permanent until surgically removed. Photo: Tory Ho
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