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Fredericksburg Podiatrist | Fredericksburg Bunions | VA | Brett Chicko, DPM Foot & Ankle Specialist |

Brett Chicko, DPM

Foot and Ankle Specialist

1420 Central Park Blvd, Suite 200
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Office: (540) 785-7000
Fax:    (540) 785-7005

Bunions

 

Most often found on the inner foot near the big toe but sometimes located on the fifth toe, bunions are a painful yet common condition caused by inflammation of the bursa. Bursa resides in the connective tissues of the bodies and is essentially a small fluid filled sac. The inflammation and thickening of these sacs creates a problematic bone formation that forces the toe out of alignment and causes great discomfort.

If you are suffering from bunions, you are most likely familiar with the symptoms. Pain, redness and extreme sensitivity are to be expected as bunion growth progresses and the affected toe is pushed out of alignment. If allowed to progress, bunions can make it difficult to walk and eventually cause severe pain.

Fredericksburg Podiatrist | Fredericksburg Bunions | VA | Brett Chicko, DPM Foot & Ankle Specialist |
 
 
 
Fredericksburg Podiatrist Brett Chicko, DPM Foot & Ankle Specialist is a poidiatry office providing Bunions, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Fredericksburg, VA. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Brachymetatarsia, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Plantar Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Tailor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Toe Deformities, Xerosis and all work related in the 22401 area and surrounding areas in Fredericksburg