toe prosthesis

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toe prosthesis

block of orthotic material moulded to the forefoot stump (subsequent to transmetatarsal head [forefoot Syme's] amputation), affixed to an insole and fashioned to occupy shoe toe box fully, to improve overall foot function and allow normal shoes to be worn

toe prosthesis

; dummy toe material maintaining sagittal-plane alignment/preventing transverse-plane drift of two toes following amputation of intervening toe