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BUNIONS GET WORSE WITH TIME
In almost all patients bunions get worse with time. This means the structure of your foot changes on the inside.
OTHER PARTS OF THE FOOT BECOME DAMAGED
As the bunion worsens it causes other secondary problems to develop including:
Deformity to the second toe
Damage inside the joint
Stretching of the ligaments and tendons around the joint
The foot begins to function badly causing calluses
Many people may develop neuromas
THE OPERATIONS TO CORRECT BUNIONS
In most cases we can correct bunions using modern techniques which give patients a rapid recovery with no need to stay in hospital or to have a below knee cast. If the bunion becomes to advanced then these techniques are not powerful enough to fix the bunion and can require more complex surgery. Here's a comparison of the standard and complex techniques.