orthodigita

(redirected from orthodigital splints)

or·tho·dig·i·ta

(ōr'thō-dij'ĭ-tă),
Correction of malformations of fingers or toes.
[ortho- + L. digitus, finger or toe]

orthodigita

An obsolete term for the surgical or mechanical correction of structural defects of the fingers and/or toes.

orthodigita

(or″thō-dĭj′ĭ-tă) [″ + L. digitus, finger]
1. The division of podiatry that deals with the correction of deviated toes.
2. The prevention and correction of deformities of the fingers or toes.

orthodigita

; orthodigital splints therapeutic devices made from clinical padding materials or siliconized pastes or putty (e.g. Ottoform K, K20, Serie One, Podosilk) worn to encourage realignment of malaligned toes (especially in children) or minimize local forces predisposing to digital corn and/or callosity formation (e.g. in adults)