The Richardson, TX store RunOn! graciously hosted us for an “Ask the Expert” event on April 10. With the spring running season upon us, they know that now is the time to have your questions answered about how running and your feet affect each other. We had a great time offering complimentary gait analyses and holding the drawing for a free pair of custom orthotics. Many people are curious about being able to run when they experience bunion pain, so today we are going to tackle this issue for you.
Bunions are toe deformities that occur when then the big toe becomes out of alignment and a bump develops on the outside edge of the foot as the toe turns inward. The resulting protrusion can become easily irritated, especially with pressure and friction. Repetitive pressure from running leads to additional bunion pain, but we have some running tips that can help:
Whether you need treatment for a painful bunion or simply have questions about how it affects your ability to perform physical activity, Dallas Podiatry Works is here for you! We have the skilled, expert staff to handle any foot or ankle condition that causes you pain or impairs your ability to do the things you love. Simply call us toll free at 972.566.7474 or use our online request form to schedule an appointment today at either our Dallas or Plano, TX locations.