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Been treated with orthotic insoles for bunions. Correct?

Hi. I have been treated with orthotic insoles for bunions but since I ve had the insoles, i ve been suffering with quite bad knee pain that is painfull even when bending down for a second or two and is painful after exercise and sometimes i find myself limping around. My hospital doctor (cant remember the proper name) said that it could be due to the insoles and to go to my GP. So thats what i did but she told me that its growing pains and that it will sort itself out within the next year but i cant help feeling that its not growing pains - I know what they feel like and its completely different to the pain that im getting now. Have you got any ideas what could be wrong?
Asked On : Sat, 18 Aug 2012
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Yes. Orthotic insoles do prevent the further progress of bunions. The deformity is best corrected surgically if painful.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Thu, 19 Jun 2014
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