A bony protrusion on the side of the foot at the base of the big toe; often leads to calluses. Generally though to be inherited, though improperly fitting shoes will accelerate formation. It can be prevented by treating children with flat feet and other foot abnormalities with ORTHOTICS early, especially if they participate in sports activities. Also you should remember that each pair of feet has its own requirements and handing down shoes from one child to another is not recommended

WHAT IS THE TREATMENT? The treatment for bunions is usually considered on a case-by-case basis according to an individual assessment.