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Ashland Podiatrist | Ashland Bunions | OR | Ankle and Foot Specialists of Southern Oregon |

ANKLE & FOOT SPECIALISTS OF SOUTHERN OREGON

Justin Johnson, DPM FACFAS

Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

1661 Highway 99 N Ste. 201 
Ashland, OR 97520

(541) 482-4924

 853 Spring St Medford, OR 97504

(541) 973-2627

Bunions

 

Most often found on the inner foot near the big toe but sometimes located on the fifth toe, bunions are a painful yet common condition caused by inflammation of the bursa. Bursa resides in the connective tissues of the bodies and is essentially a small fluid filled sac. The inflammation and thickening of these sacs creates a problematic bone formation that forces the toe out of alignment and causes great discomfort.

If you are suffering from bunions, you are most likely familiar with the symptoms. Pain, redness and extreme sensitivity are to be expected as bunion growth progresses and the affected toe is pushed out of alignment. If allowed to progress, bunions can make it difficult to walk and eventually cause severe pain.

Bunions may be passed down from parents to children, which suggests that the shape and action of the foot may cause the condition. When proper alignment is not used while standing, walking and participating in athletics, the integrity of the feet may be compromised and pressure can build throughout the foot.

There are several viable treatment options available for bunions. Contact us today to begin the process of freeing yourself from the pain that comes with this condition.

Ashland Podiatrist | Ashland Bunions | OR | Ankle and Foot Specialists of Southern Oregon |
 
 
 
Ashland Podiatrist Ankle and Foot Specialists of Southern Oregon is a poidiatry office providing Bunions, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Ashland, OR. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Brachymetatarsia, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Plantar Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Taylor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Toe Deformities, Xerosis and all work related in the OR area and surrounding areas in Ashland