Bunions are boney bumps that form on the side of the big toe joint or baby toe joint (these are commonly called "bunionettes" or "tailor's bunions"). Bunions most commonly result from one or more of the following factors: genetic s, faulty foot mechanics like over-pronation, and/or long periods of time spent in improperly fitting footwear. Bunions can start with audible clicking (called 'crepitus') and/or stiffness in the affected joint which indicates that the joint