digital padding

digital padding

adhesive clinical padding, or orthodigita, used to exert maximum correction of non-fixed digital deformity, or deflect pressure away from painful or traumatized areas of toes with fixed digital deformity, Figure 1
Figure 1: Relationship angles of Haglund's deformity. x, superior calcaneal tuberosity angle; y, calcaneal inclination angle; z, total angle of Ruch. This article was published in Neale's Disorders of the Foot, Lorimer, French, O'Donnell, Burrow, Wall, Copyright Elsevier, (2006).