We often ignore our feet, yet they take years of abuse and neglect as they carry our weight while we walk, hike, run, dance and ski. Hello - I have a left foot bunion which is absolutely killing me. I have tried foot therapy and it doesn't seem to be helping. My own health care team is made up of chiropractors who work off the spine and Acupuncturists: Five Element and Traditional Chinese styles. As a result, I use not only the reflexes of the foot to treat” a client, I also use the meridian flow of energy, the lymphatic flow, the nerve, breath and blood flows of the body. My foot assessment continues, before I actually begin working, by putting some of the already mentioned factors of bunions, hammer toes, calluses together with what toe they match. I consider the right foot to house things pertinent to the right side of the body. When thinking about anatomy and physiology superimpose the body onto the sole of each foot. Wear wide shoes that fit comfortably around the bunion and avoid wearing high heel shoes as these can create pressure on the ball of the foot and bunion. Getting your shoes stretched in the area of the bunion to help relieve pressure. Bunion surgery if the bunion is not responding to conservative treatment options or it has become necessary to correct alignment and remove the bunion. People who have bunions on their feet most times will develop a callus over the bunion due to the bunion sticking out and rubbing against the shoe. The soles of their feet also tend to lose fat on the padding of their soles. This the feet to fit improperly in the shoe and allows for rubbing to occur. These problems also lead to improper pressure being put on areas of the feet that will cause skin to harden and thicken up. Cosmetic Foot Surgery - When a person has cosmetic surgery performed on their feet for situations such as to be able to fit into dress shoes easier, or to reduce the size of a person's foot, this can lead to foot problems. Since the foot is designed to support a person on various pressure areas of the foot, reducing the size of a foot can throw the body's sense of balance points off. They develop corns and calluses to help prevent painful blisters from occurring. Too small to run (away from brutality of various types) and too delicate to support weight…talk about problems with feet - those ladies had them. After I got my safety razor I started using that on my heels….it doesn't shave off the good skin like I thought it would, just the dead stuff. The uric acid in sweat is also in many foot creams, so if your feet sweat they naturally Foot Hard Skin stay callous-free, like my ex hubs feet. As well as the lives of the tiny Asian women who scrub at my feet for 20 minutes, sweating and cursing, when I get the occasional pedicure. Nowadays in books and plays and on the fashionable streets of major cities the thin, gravity-defying Stiletto Heel seems to have ensnared more fashion victims than any other footwear style.