reciprocal dorsoplantar padding

reciprocal dorsoplantar padding

clinical padding/digital orthoses, combining a dorsal digital pad (to protect skin overlying dorsal prominence of interphalangeal joint area) and a plantar digital prop (to reduce exaggeration of digital claw, hammer or mallet deformity, at toe off) 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).