Our Silicone Bunion covers and Hallux Valgus supports are help alleviate the pain of Bunions. A bunion is a bony bump that forms on the joint at the base of your big toe. It occurs when some of the bones in the front part of your foot move out of place causing the tip of your big toe to get pulled toward the smaller toes and forcing the joint at the base of your big toe to stick out.
What do toe separators help with?
By keeping your toes splayed more frequently, toe separators can help reduce the risk of painful conditions such as neuromas, sesamoiditis, and capsulitis. Silicone toe separators can help prevent knee pain and build greater ankle stability.
What is Hammertoe?
A hammertoe is a joint on your toe that points up instead of lying flat. This deformity happens because muscles in your foot or leg get weak and the tendons to your toe pull abnormally. You might find that you also have a corn or callus on top of your deformed toe, which can be quite painful.
What are toe caps / toe covers used for?
They are used for cushioning your toes, and protecting them from sores and blisters and well as protecting them from ingrown, damaged or missing toenails. They work very well to eliminate painful friction and irritation.
What is a toe crest?
A Hammer toe crest pad also known as a toe lift or buttress pad is a crescent-shaped piece of padding designed to lift and separate the toes. It provides support for curled toes, claw toes, hammer toes and mallet toes and relieves pressure and friction to help prevent or relieve corns and calluses.
Do metatarsal pads work?
Studies evaluating met domes for metatarsalgia have been mostly positive. It has been found that applying met pads is an effective method for reducing pressure unloading under the met heads and relieving symptoms of metatarsalgia.