Bunions in athletes

The management of bunions in an athlete is challenging and a different approach is required for successful outcomes.

Athletes put great demands on their feet, especially on the great toe for push-off and acceleration power. These increased demands make treatment of bunions especially more challenging and a different approach is required for a successful outcome.

Bunions occur commonly in middle-aged women and in non-athletes. The treatment of bunions in this population varies greatly from the treatment of a bunion in an