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December 29, 2018
Carol Greeve

I’m wondering about my bunions. I have been using Correct Toes for awhile now and they definitely help, but it’s seems as though they don’t straighten my big toe enough to align it properly. I’m just wondering if I can correct it further somehow? Thanks for any ideas you might have.

December 29, 2018
Natural Footgear

Hi, Carol,

Thank you for your question. One thing you might consider trying is to add shims (basically, small rectangular pieces of an old shoe liner) to the cavities in the device to help “bulk up” the spacers and improve toe alignment. You can add up to three shims in each cavity. This video demonstrates how to add the shims:

You may also need a larger size of Correct Toes. It’s not uncommon to go up a size after using the spacers for a period of time.

Please let us know if you have any additional questions!

Kind regards,
Marty Hughes, DC

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