Just because you have this deformity does not necessarily mean you have to have treatment. In the asymptomatic or non-painful deformity it is more prudent to find the underlying cause of the deformity and make changes accordingly. In most cases a prescription orthotic device by a podiatrist will control the abnormal foot function that is aggravating the formation of the deformity. implant failure- in the case of a joint implant there is always the possibility it may have to be removed due to infection or reaction to the materials of the implant. Hallux Abducto Valgus Classification and external resources ICD - 10 M 20.1 ICD - 9 727.1 DiseasesDB 5604 MedlinePlus 001231 eMedicine orthoped/467 MeSH D006215 A hallux abducto valgus deformity, commonly called a bunion , is a deformity characterized by lateral deviation of the great toe, often erroneously described as an enlargement of bone or tissue around the joint at the head of the big toe. The symptoms of bunions include irritated skin around the bunion, pain when walking, joint redness and pain, and possible shift of the big toe toward the other toes. Blisters may form more easily around the site of the bunion as well. Yes, my foot is under her head! So regardless what I do I have a cuddlier 24/7. You can sort of see my black and blue big toe sticking out above her head! I will admit this is one of my favorite times at the end of the day. Once the house gets quiet. I love to go put on a movie and just relax and Allie will just come and rest right next to me. So anyone who wants to anything about orthopedics right from the anatomy of bone to working of joint to treatment of fractures to oesteoporosis and arthritis i would be glad to help and advice Results show the prevalence of bunions, lesser toe deformities and plantar soft tissue atrophy was 31%, 30% and 28%, respectively. Hallux valgus and lesser toe deformity, two of the most common structural foot disorders that affect up to half of older adults in the U.S. and Europe, were found to be highly heritable depending on age and sex. The team reports that plantar soft tissue atrophy did not demonstrate significant heritability in the study cohort. Examnine the whole foot, looking at the overall shape. Hallux valgus is commoner in flat or neutral feet. Metatarsus adductus makes it more difficult to correct hallux valgus. With the common weight gain during pregnancy, a lady's center of gravity is modified. This causes a completely new weight-bearing stance along with further pressure on the knees and foot. A couple of the very most common foot issues seen by expectant mothers are overpronation and also edema. These problems may cause aching about the heel, arch or ball on the feet. Take foot health seriously, if you suffer from dried-out skin or fragile nails and wish your feet to look and feel better, go to the podiatric doctor to find out more relating to protecting against and the treatment of foot problems.