Performance Foot Dancers/Sesamoid Felt Pad - 1/8th inch

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Description 

The 1/8 inch Felt Dancers Sesamoid Pad is designed to shift weight away from the big toe joint. This dancers/sesamoid pad relieves stress and discomfort to the ball of the foot. 

The Dancer’s Pad is also called Sesamoid Footpad is made from 1/8” inch thick felt with self-adhesive back for easy application. This footpad is designed to shift weight away from the big toe joint and the adjacent metatarsal heads. This area is called the ball of the foot. The cut out area surrounds the area under the big toe on the ball of the foot to redistribute weight onto the pad and away from the ball of the foot. This dancer’s or sesamoid pad relieves stress, discomfort, pain, and friction.

How to Purchase

Dancer’s or Sesamoid Pads are named for the foot that they are placed on.

  • Right foot pain purchase right footpad if you are going to place pad directly to the right foot.
  • Right foot pain purchase left footpad  if you are going to place pad directly to the insole  of the shoe.
  • Left foot pain purchase left footpad if you are going to place pad directly to the left foot.
  • Left foot pain purchase right footpad  if you are going to place pad directly to the insole  of the shoe.

 

 How to apply

  • Gently apply to clean dry foot. 
  • Remove adhesive back and apply pad with the aperture of the pad over the area of the pain. 
  • The pad may cause increased discomfort if applied directly over the area of pain. 
  • These pads are designed to place directly to the foot, however, can be placed directly to the shoe itself.

Recommended Care

  • The pad is designed for single application. 
  • Dispose after use. 
  • The life of the pad is determined by its care, use, and activity level. 
  • Multiple uses are possible based on these same parameters.

Precautions

  • Do not use adhesives if you have sensitivities or allergies to latex or adhesives.
  • Do not use if diabetic or have lost the feeling in your foot or ankle for any reason.
  • Felt absorbs fluids very easily, hence, it is not advisable to get felt padding wet.
  • Compression, friction, and wear cause felt to lose resilience and eventually degrade.

Indications

  •  The ball of my foot hurts…
  • The area behind my toes hurts…
  • The ball of my foot hurts the longer I walk
  • My toes burn when in shoes…
  • The tighter the front of my shoe the more pain I have
  • I have to wear high-healed shoes and the ball of my foot always hurts after a few minutes.
  • Certain shoes make my feet hurt especially in
  • the ball or area behind my toes.
  • Calluses
  • Dropped metatarsal head pain
  • Fat Pad Atrophy
  • Hallux Limitus
  • Hallus Valgus
  • Metatarsalgia