Calluses
CALLUSES

GAIT CYCLE
collapsed metatarsal arch - weight concentrated at the 2nd and 3rd metatarsal heads and/or weight concentrated at the 3rd and 4th metatarsal heads
longitudinal arch - high arched or normal
pronation (most common)

CAUSES
  • Gait, footwear (high heel shoe), pronating foot, high arched foot, etc
SYMPTOMS
  • Build-up of dry, hardened skin directly under metatarsal heads
  • Chronic fore-foot pain, swelling, heat sensation
  • Corns on the top surface of the toes
  • Morton’s neuroma between 2nd and 3rd metatarsal and/or the 3rd and 4th metatarsal
  • Hammer toes syndrome
SOLUTION
  • '2.ft Orthotics’ to reshape and realign metatarsal arch; thus transferring weight evenly over the forefoot.

NOTE: the client experiences total relief immediately upon standing on the orthotic.





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