Tailor's bunions are very gradually changes to the fifth metatarsal which develop over years as the foot spreads out. The pain you are having could be a bone bruise from walking on the cement around and in a pool, or a simple corn that can slowly develop under the tailor's bunion and one day hit critical mass and really hurt. Simple corns can bring big strong people to their knees. Corns are actually just dead skin accumulations and should not hurt to debride them. If they hurt and bleed, you may be dealing with a wart which may just be in the area of the tailor' bunion. Rich. with low heels and good arch support are essential to preventing or treating Plantar Fasciitis. Doctors will also recommend shoes with soft and wide heel with a relatively rigid sole that provide maximum comfort and protection. The application of wraps along the entire length of the plantar fascia can be very effective especially for acute pain and sports activities. Shoes with thicker well-cushioned mid soles may help alleviate the problem. Comfortable well-fitted shoes with low heels and good arch support are essential to preventing or treating Plantar Fasciitis. Doctors will also recommend shoes with soft and wide heel with a relatively rigid sole that provide maximum comfort and protection. As you can imagine, surgery may be a solution but it really doesn't do anything to prevent bunions from reappearing in the future. Also, surgeons like to work on bunions on both feet during the surgery, which makes it even more difficult to walk during the recovery process. Physical therapy can be used to maintain the range of motion and flexibility in your big toe following the diagnosis of a bunion. Physical therapy may also be recommended following bunion surgery to increase strength in your foot as well as encourage movement in your large toe. If you have had surgery, never exercise until you have the approval of your physician. This story sounds far-fetched by is frighteningly commonplace. One study, that won an award from the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, on foot fracture patterns showed that Primary Care Physicians and Emergency Room Physicians missed 98.4% of the radiographic abnormalities that were actually visible on the x ray films that indicate this kind of inury pattern. Another ground-breaking study in 2004 from the University of Utah School of Medicine showed that subtle frequently misdiagnosed ankle fractures are actually 10 times more common than previously thought. Stand in front of a wall, forward leaning with both palms on wall, one leg in front (bent) of stretch the other (straight). It can ruin the alignment of the bones next to the big toe which cause the bottom of the foot to be painful all the time. I think it has something to do with the missing medial arch of the foot. Try to inspect yours. My wife does have the classic flat foot which causes more slips and outbalances that she frequently has. Relieve bunion pain by wearing wide, comfortable shoes. A wide-toe shoe instead of a narrow style will relieve the pressure on your bunion and give your toes some wiggle room. Step 2 Abunion is the enlargement of the big toe joint that causes the big toe to drift towards the second toe. If you imagine a gum ball sized bone enlargement stuffed in your shoe next to the big toe, that’s the type of pain bunion sufferers walk around with daily. Relief comes from a proven advanced technique that I have performed over the last 30 years. It involves removing the bunion enlargement and realigning the bone. Using the Swiss Compression Technique, it takes less than a hour to complete the correction and the benefit of this new procedure is the ability to walk on your foot right away.