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Alleviating Bunions Through Plain Irregularity Correction

  • 2019-04-29 17:14
  • 아시아뉴스통신=Timothy Montales 기자
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Bunions or Hallux Valgus are excruciating. It is a deformity at the base of the big toe. Bunions are extremely painful when abrading in a compact footwear and it can relatively affect daily physical activities. However, there are various solutions that can help in easing the soreness of this deformity.


Plain Bone Toe Braces

 
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Many different toe splints or braces are there depending on one’s preferences. The following are some of the types of toe splints.


First is the Toe Splints, also known as bunion regulators, which aligns the toe in its correct position. Advisable for mild to moderate bunions.


Second is the Night Splints, this must be worn only overnight since it holds the toe for better alignment. It can be used in any cases of bunions.


Third and the last is the Toe Spacers or Stretchers, which is placed in-between the toes to fix it in a normal position. It is recommended for mild to moderate bunions


Aider Plain Irregularity Correction

 
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Aider is a corrector which has two types: The Type 1 which supports the big toe and the arch and the Type 2 which supports both big and small toe including the heel. Its straps are separable so you have the choice of placing it on any toe. Also, it helps in stirring up related muscles near the toe. However, its component like Velcro can affect its users and wearing it for long can heat up the area and can become a little sweaty.


Hallufix Plain Irregularity Correction

 
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Hallufix, on the other hand, is a corrector which tends to lessen the pain and helps in fixing the misalignment of the big toe. Its flat design makes it appealing since it can be worn any time of the day and anywhere like a casual footwear. Hallufix also works not only as bunion corrector but also as an arch support.


Bunion Pads

 
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Bunion pads are used and put on the metatarsophalangeal or MTP joint of the foot in order to protect it from the pain and pressure brought by certain shoes. It is thinly created with mole skin, felt or gel and intended to be as small as the size of the big toe to be worn comfortably with any type of footwear. However, you should bear in mind that bunion pads are not suitable for compact shoes since it can only worsen the discomfort.


Bunion Sleeve

 
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Unlike the low key-built of Bunion pads, bunion sleeves are made to cover the large area of the foot. The latter is almost similar to the former in terms of its uses. However, some people prefer bunion sleeves due to its convenience and secure fit in the foot. Furthermore, bunion sleeves have three important benefits. These are protecting the MTP joint and the foot from friction caused by footwear discomfort, straightening the big toe to its proper position to maintain balance, and rehabilitating the foot to avoid further problems due to tension.


Benefits of Using a Bunion Corrector

 
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Bunions are indeed painful and imagine the trouble it can bring towards our daily activities. Luckily, bunion correctors are there to ease our sufferings. Bunion corrector works best in realigning the MTP joint to alleviate the discomfort of the foot. Moreover, it helps in maintaining our balance by helping to apportion our body weight. Thus, impeding further impairment.