Bunulitis hallucis is a disease of the thumb caused by unnatural impact or bending of the bones, which forms a bulge at the beginning of the big toe, resulting in swelling. It sometimes causes the big toe to spring inward perpendicular to the other toe. A similar condition, if it occurs in the small toe, is called bunulitis pollicis. Because the site of bunulitis hallucis is the joint where the toe needs to bend when walking, your whole body weight is pressed on it during each walk. However, most bursitis does not affect normal walking, but it can cause extreme pain. The nursing tools of bunulitis thumb can alleviate the symptoms.
◆ There is a triangular protrusion on the inside of the foot behind the big toe, sometimes with hard skin or callosum.
◆ Swelling, redness, abnormal tenderness or pain occurs at the beginning of the big toe and ball of the foot, especially when the area is smooth and cold when touched.
◆ Walking pain can be relieved by wearing comfortable flat shoes; then you may suffer from bursitis or foot spur.
Because bunulitis pollicis grows slowly, we should use bunion care kit to prevent it in childhood and early maturity. When your foot grows, observe its shape closely, and you need also pay attention to the foot problems in your family. It's good to exercise your feet, especially to learn to pick up small things with your toes. Women should avoid wearing high heels or pointed shoes.