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Metatarsal Pad

Metatarsal Pad

Tear-shaped modification added to the top of the orthosis under a topcover. Made of Poron, it begins at midshaft of the metatarsals and terminates just proximal to the heads of the metatarsals. It is highest in the center and lower at the edges. It acts to shift pressure from the metatarsal heads to the metatarsal shafts (usually centered at 3rd metatarsal).

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