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Are Flip-Flops the Best Choice in Summer Footwear?

Are Flip-Flops the Best Choice in Summer Footwear?

Most bunions are caused by poor choices and/or poor fitting shoes. A bunion is essentially a dislocation of your big toe joint.  The muscle in the bottom of our foot (adductor hallucis) that pulls our toe to midline becomes tight and strong and its counterpart (abductor hallucis) on the outside of the foot becomes weak and is unable to keep the big toe in a neutral position.

Suffering from toe pain?

Suffering from toe pain?

Also choose a shoe that is wide enough in the toe box. So many shoes squish our toes and we don’t always realize this as we become accustomed to it.