Bunion is a disgusting sort of foot disorders. A bunion is often referred to as a small lump on the side of the big toe, but the lump can change shape and change the alignment of the foot toes position. The disorder is very disturbing even it is able to influence the angle of leg bones for years.
Some types of feet tend to develop this disorder. The bunion is usually accompanied by inflammation, burning sensation, numbness, and pain. These symptoms will continue to worsen overtime.
If you suffer from this then you can ease the pain by the following methods:
• Use shoes that have more room for toes
• Padding or put pads
• Limit standing
You are encouraged to use natural remedies, which are as follows:
- Olive oil
Take a little oil, heat it, and then massage your bunion for 20 minutes. Do this twice a day. Massaging will increase blood circulation to the toes while encouraging the movement of synovial fluid in the area around the bones. Synovial fluid lubricates the joint and at once dissolves the calcium bunion that encourage healing.
- Red pepper
Capsaicin in red pepper can reduce pain. Cut 1 red pepper and rub it over the bunion. You need to add petroleum jelly and cover area with a bandage. Do this procedure twice a day.
- Castor oil
Castor oil is an anti-inflammatory agent, in other words able to reduce inflammation. Prepare half a cup of castor oil and heat it. Dip the cheesecloth in hot oil and cover bunion. The heat will stimulate the circulation of blood. Do this procedure three times a day.
- Epsom Salts
Epsom salt gives magnesium sulfate intake that is able to serve as a reliever of inflammation. Dissolve half a cup of Epsom salts in a bath of hot water. Soak your feet for 20 minutes and do this procedure twice a day.
- Ice cubes
Put some ice cubes in a plastic bag and apply the bag to the bunion for 15 minutes. Perform this method five times a day and you can reduce the swelling.