Hey, folks. The problem of bone growth on the big toe is quite common. Scientifically, it’s called hallux valgus. It’s a very unpleasant and painful process.
Having studied this problem, we decided to tell you why it happens and what to do with it.
For starters, let’s look at the main causes of the hallux valgus.
Reasons for bone growth in the leg.
- Long walks in uncomfortable and narrow shoes.
- Narrow shoes, especially with sharp socks.
- High heel.
- Constant bone friction on the shoes.
Most commonly, a hallux valgus occurs in the female gender.
It’s a disease often confused with gout. But, in most cases, gout will not only inflame one finger. Also, the main difference is that during gout, painful sensations occur, even in a calm state.
The bone grows gradually, while over time it deforms the joint. It is very inflammable and painful, especially during long walks and when wearing high heel shoes.
To relieve inflammation and pain, anti-inflammatory ointments help well.
How to fix it.
If the bone on your finger is just beginning to grow or you feel constant discomfort in this area. Always have to change the tight and uncomfortable shoes. And also, get rid of the high heel. It wouldn’t be superfluous to get orthopaedic insoles.
Again, if this is the initial stage of growth, you can buy at the nearest pharmacy, a special lock for your finger. And wear it, along with the shoes.
Most of the specialists insist on surgical treatment for this problem. But, unfortunately, it doesn’t help everyone. And lies in the operation, only in a complete stalemate situation.
Gradually dissolve the excess tissue, you will help special dissolving agents. In particular, these are regular compressors based on them.
- Bishophyte – compressors based on it, often prescribed to patients with osteoarthritis and osteochondrosis.
- Medical bile is a solution based on cattle bile.
But, with strong growth progression, these compressors can only help a few. Each drug has some contraindications. Always consult a specialist before using them.
There are many therapeutic exercises to rid and prevent hallux valgus. Which can only be demonstrated to you by a competent and certified chiropractor or rheumatologist.