With Dr. Oz is special celebrity guest Marilyn Milian, a former Florida state circuit court judge who currently presides over the popular television series The People's Court and who herself suffers from bunions and turned to surgery as a solution. “The aftermath is very, very, very, very painful and involves slow recovery,” says Judge Milian who wearing a walking cast at the time of the filming was 8 weeks into recovery from her bunion surgery and describes how that at week 4 she was screaming in excruciating pain. Your big toe gradually starts to overlap your second toe. This can be unsightly, and cause pain when you wear shoes. The mоѕt common cаuse of bunion іs poor-fitting pair of shoes. To alleviate the pain thаt уоu feel, yоu shоuld avoid wearing high-heeled or tight shoes. Instead, get shoes thаt bring уоur feet extra comfort. There are manу special medical shoes аvaіlаblе in thе market lіkе Morton's Neuroma shoes. You саn also wear insoles tо helр remove thе pressure thаt уоur feet receive. If yоu were nоt able to treat your bunion rіght away, it might neеd tо be permanently removed through a surgical process. Schedule аn appointment with а doctor and aѕk whаt surgical methods уou cаn undergo in order fоr yоu tо get rid of bunion for good. Get legal. Bet you didn’t know that having foot surgery qualifies you as legally “handicapped”, at least temporarily anyway. At my first check up appointment (which was 2 weeks after my surgery) my doctor gave me a form that I could take to the Department of Motor Vehicles to get a Temporary Handicapped parking placard that was good for 6 months. Those handicapped parking spaces really came in handy when I went back to work, especially since I was on crutches and still in quite a bit of pain. Six months have gone by now so mine will expire in 5 days, and I will miss it sorely. Flat feet treatment, which involves using well fitting and comfortable shoes, preferably flat heeled, is also another tip for pain relief. Special shoes with insoles or pads are also available, which can be used to provide relief from the pain caused due to this condition. In case of arthritis, the doctor may prescribe anti-inflammatory drugs and pain killers to treat the pain caused due to osteoarthritis and arthritis. The doctor may also refer a physical therapist who may supervise the exercises to provide complete relief. Physical therapy - whirlpool baths, ultrasound therapy and other forms of physical therapy can help relieve inflammation and pain of a bunion With this problem of the forefoot, a bunion appears as a prominent bump on the inside of the foot around the big toe joint. The bump is usually red, swollen and painful on the inside of the foot in and around the big toe joint. The bump that you see is actually the bone protruding towards the inside of the foot. With a bunion the base of the big toe will over time get larger and will stick out even more. Without treatment the second toe can even put pressure on the third toe changing its alignment as well.