When we think of gout, we often immediately assume that it is something that only our grandparents or the elderly get, that it will never happen to us! Truth be told, gout is more common in your forties and fifties, and it occurs more in males.
In the Duchess of Cambridge’s most recent trip to India, she removed her shoes in respect while visiting the site of Mahatma Gandhi’s death revealing some shocking imperfections on her feet. That’s right, even the royals struggle with poor foot conditions.
Bunion pain is often caused by friction and pressure caused by ill-fitting footwear. People with bunions can wear regular footwear as long as they fit well, and provide plenty of room across the toes of the foot. The toe box is usually too narrow in shoes with high heels or pointy toes.