Bunion Surgery Keeps Politician from Public Appearances
posted: Jan 21, 2014.
Lately, Korean National League for Democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was unable to hold gatherings or rallies regarding constitutional amendments after undergoing bunion surgery. One of the NLD’s information department’s colleagues stated that the politician’s appearance is largely dependent on how Kyi feels after receiving subsequent check-ups.
Fortunately, Kyi’s procedure went as planned and she is reportedly recovering well. However, due to the toll the surgery took on her, Kyri currently cannot stand on her own for very long. As a result a recent rally that was to be held in Maubin has already been cancelled. Kyi’s family doctor advised her to call off all public appearances for the next month.
Although there are different treatment options for bunions, they remain a painful and stubborn condition. If you are suffering from foot pain caused by bunions, it is important to seek the care of a chiropodist Marz Hardy of Academy Foot and Orthotics Clinics. Marz Hardy can work with you to determine the appropriate treatment options for your bunions.
A bunion is an enlargement of the base joint of the toe, connecting to the foot. The enlargement is formed of swollen tissue or boney growth. This is caused by a shifting of the bones in the big toe inward, impacting the other toes of the foot. This area around the base of the big toes may become inflamed, red, and/or painful.
Genetics – people who are susceptible to bunions are usually genetically predisposed.
Stress on the feet – wearing improperly fitting shoes, or running and walking can cause stress on the feet. High heeled shoes and putting weight from the body pushes the toes into a position, causing a bone displacement.
A Chiropodist who specializes in foot structure and bio-mechanics will be able to diagnose bunions.
Blood Tests - testing the blood for gout or arthritic conditions can be identified while doing a blood test.
Radiological Exam – a Chiropodist will request an exam to identify the bunion by taking a look at the bone structure. If the x-ray shows an enlargement of the joint near the base of the toe shifting toward the smaller toes, this usually indicates a bunion.
Wearing a wider shoe can remove the pressure on the bunion and reduce pain. High heeled shoes should not be worn, as this forces the big toe inward toward smaller toes. Avoiding these types of shoes will eliminate the pain associated with bunions, but if it continues, medication may be prescribed.
Orthotics or special foot soles may help the area by providing relief. But if these types of treatments do not work, surgery is required.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office in Toronto, ON. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle injuries.
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