Bunions are a common foot condition that causes the big toe to bend towards the other toes, resulting in a visible bump outside the foot. This condition can be caused by various factors such as genetics, wearing tight-fitting shoes, or having a foot injury. If left untreated, bunions can cause severe pain, difficulty walking, and even lead to arthritis or other foot deformities.

It's essential to seek medical attention if you notice any symptoms of bunions as early treatment can prevent the condition from worsening and help you avoid more invasive treatment options.

What Your Podiatrist Can Tell You About Your Bunions 

If you've been experiencing discomfort in your feet and suspect you may have bunions, Dr. Michael Stein and Dr. Zeindelin Ahmad will examine your feet, take x-rays if necessary, and explain the root cause of your symptoms. They may advise you to wear proper shoes and use orthotic inserts.

They can also prescribe custom orthotics designed for your feet only. If your bunions are more severe, you may benefit from surgical intervention. Whatever the course of action, we have your best interests at heart and are dedicated to helping you regain full mobility and comfort in your feet.

Discover Your Treatment Options 

Fear not when it comes to those pesky bunions causing pain and discomfort. Dr. Michael Stein and Dr. Zeindelin Ahmad have a few treatment options to get you back on your feet. Depending on the severity of your bunions in San Leandro, CA, they may recommend simple solutions like wearing wider shoes, using custom shoe inserts, or taking pain medication. If your bunions are more advanced, Dr. Stein may suggest surgery to realign the affected bones.

Please explore our website to learn more about therapy for bunions in San Leandro, CA, the conditions we treat, and the services provided. You can also visit our website to schedule an appointment with our podiatrist. Schedule a consultation with us by calling our San Leandro office at (510) 483-3390 or our location in Pleasanton at (925) 425-9684.

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