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Posted by: melanie | 2009/04/17

bonions

I have a 9yr old daughter who suffers from bunions. Her right foot is more deformed than the other.
I know that she has to have this surgically corrected at a later stage, but are there any preventative measures that I can take now already to prevent it from worsening

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Dear Melanie
The best advice regarding this you will get from an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in children. Also make sure that she wears the correct shoes, but please take her to a specialist.

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