... Do bunion regulators really work? ... (0 replies)
... Nothing will get rid of bunions except surgery. Before I went for surgery, I tried the following:
-Stretching my shoes (most shoe repair places will do this for $10 or less)
-Night splints (bunion regulators)
When none of those things worked, I figured it was time to take some action. The first three solutions might be somewhat helpful... (4 replies)
... hi i have a really bad bunion on my left foot and i cant afford surgery iwas wondering do bunion regulators really work get rid of bunions? ... (4 replies)
... I am wondering if anyone with bunions tried bunion regulator devices to possibly avoid surgery. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks, Jane. I'll look into that.
I had figured they might be available at the Rite Aids, etc., of the world, where one can find plenty of toe separators and bunion pads (not to mention splints for many other conditions). But no luck so far. (5 replies)
... No, I don't think so. And as I said, I am specifically looking for availability at brick-and-mortar retail. I'm trying to avoid ordering online.
A G--gle search on "bunion splint" produces tens of thousands of hits, so the things definitely exist in a big way. I'm just trying to figure out if they're available anywhere in the real world -- surely these things didn't just... (5 replies)
... Anyone use toe separators or bunion regulators? ... (4 replies)
... My incision was never a problem (now 4 weeks postop Austin w/pin), it is 4 inches long on the top of my big toe and a thin red slightly raised line. I had subcuticular stitches - much better cosmetic result than the regular kind supposedly. I do have a lot of extra scar tissue where the pin was; my doctor said it was the most she has ever seen (great, yeah); the pin was really... (8 replies)
... I've only been able to buy mine online (Foot Smart). I haven't checked stores that janewhite mentioned. (5 replies)
... Ok, I know what you are talking about. I think I've only ever seen them offered online...but you could try the Foot Smart catalogue. I think too that my podiatrist was going to give me one, so see if yours does. I tried one but it really didn't do me any good. (5 replies)
... Also, try a surgical supply store or an orthopedic shoe store--call first. (5 replies)
... Are you talking about the Dynasplint? The splint that helps to give you ROM? You can find them online. (5 replies)
... Are these typically available at walk-in retailers of any kind? (i.e., I don't want to purchase over the Internet.)
If so, where should I aim my sights? I'm not even sure where to start.
DK (5 replies)
... I put pressure on the bulge that was the reforming bunion deformity and literally felt the bone move back into straight alignment, and it looks a lot straighter too. ... (0 replies)