metatarsal pad


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metatarsal pad

plantar pad applying pressure to shafts and heads of 2/3/4 metatarsals, to achieve sagittal-plane realignment, increase plantar forefoot contact in fixed pes cavus or relieve 2, 3, 4 metatarsophalangeal joint soft-tissue compression

metatarsal

1. pertaining to the metatarsus.
2. a bone of the metatarsus.

metatarsal pad
see footpad.
metatarsal spur
see spur (3).
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Seven and a half months after admission, the primary pododermatitis lesion on the right foot encompassed the entire metatarsal pad (Fig 1).
Posting, or material added to the orthotic, can produce specialized aspects, such as medial or lateral wedging (hindfoot and/or forefoot), heel lifts, metatarsal pads, and first ray cutouts.
Persistent pain might indicate one of these conditions, and is often helped with over- the-counter products including gel metatarsal pads that cushion the ball of the foot.
But persistent pain might indicate one of these conditions, which can be helped with over-the-counter products, such as gel metatarsal pads that cushion the ball of the foot.