Our Clinics

Metroplitan LA
1832 W. 7th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Tel. (213) 484-0040

West LA
11540 Santa Monica Blvd.
Second Floor - Suite #203
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Tel. (310) 477-9210
 

Bunion, Toe Problem, Podiatry, Podiatrist, Foot Doctor, toenail fungus A Bunion is a structural deformity of the bones and the joint between the foot and big toe, and it may be painful. A Bunion is an enlargement of bone or tissue around the joint at the base of the big toe (metatarsophalangeal joint).The big toe may turn in toward the second toe (angulation), and the tissues surrounding the joint may be swollen and tender.

The term usually is used to refer to the pathological bump on the side of the great toe joint. The bump is the swollen bursal sac and/or an osseous ( bony) deformity that has grown on the mesophalangeal joint (where the first metatarsal bone and hallux meet).

Symptoms

The symptoms of Bunion include:

Treatment

Bunion may be treated conservatively with changes in:

Above treatments for Bunion address symptoms more than correcting the actual Bunion deformity

Surgery, by an orthopeadic surgeon (or a podiatrist), may be necessary if Bunion discomfort is severe enough or when correction of Bunion deformity is desired.

You can call for an appointment with Dr. Harounian (a Podiatrist) if the Bunion :

Dr Harounian is an experienced Podiatrist, with years of experience in foot & ankle related problems and disorders, he is also a certified DPM, using Pin Pointe Foot Laser for Toenail Fungus Laser Treatment.

If you or anyone you know is suffering from Bunions , Heel Pain , Toenail Fungus or other foot related disorders call us today and set your appointment now.

Metropolitan Los Angeles Clinic:     213-484-0040
West Los Angeles Clinic:     310-477-9210

For more information about Pin Pointe Foot Laser Treatment and Toenail Fungus treatment procedure, visit our Cutting Edge Toenail Fungus Treatment page.

Prevention

In order to prevent bunion , avoid compressing the toes of your foot with narrow, poor-fitting shoes.