Why One Physical Therapist Says the Secret To Strengthening Your Toes and Preventing Bunions Is a Spoon
June 9, 2021 | By Saanya Ali
About 23 percent of adults between the ages of 18 and 65 have bunions. Over time, the intrinsic foot muscles, specifically the big toe, weaken and get difficult to spread. Though not always debilitating, “bunions are a progressive condition in which there is a bony prominence that protrudes near the big toe joint,” says Adam Kaplan, DPM, podiatrist and CEO of Arcus Orthotics. They can be majorly frustrating when it comes to wearing certain types of shoes or during long periods of walking and movement.