Bunions, also known as hallux valgus, are bony outgrowths on the joint of the big toe. The deformations can be both painful and unsightly. If you have a bunion, see your physician and/or a podiatrist for an exam.
It takes just a few minutes to get your feet analyzed at a Dr. Scholl's "Custom Fit” kiosk. But will the recommended shoe inserts really reduce foot, knee, and lower back pain, as claimed? We looked at the (lack of) evidence.