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Metatarsal Lift Compression Pads (2) - One Pair

General Application: Reduces pain and discomfort to the metatarsal (forefoot) region.

Medical Application: Alleviates conditions of "fallen metatarsal arch", Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, "ball of foot" pain, Morton's Neuroma (irritated nerve endings) and bursitis.

How It Works: The Metatarsal Lift provides a comfortable lift to the central (2nd, 3rd, and 4th) metatarsal heads. This will alleviate stress to the area and reduce strain to the metatarsal region.

Design Theory: These compression pads are made from neoprene, felt, and Cool Max material. "Peel and stick" application allows you to find the correct location (as shown within packaging) on the insole of your shoe. They are designed to provide target relief for maximum effectiveness.

  • Alleviates conditions of “fallen metatarsal arch”, “ball of foot” pain, Morton’s Neuroma (irritated nerve endings), and bursitis.
  • Provides comfortable lift to the central metatarsal heads, absorbs stress, reduces strain.
  • Felt is covered between neoprene and Cool Max material, increasing the pad’s durability.
  • “Peel and stick” application allows you to find correct location to target relief.


Medical Definition: Pain in the metatarsal region of the foot caused by conditions of
"fallen metatarsal arch", "ball of foot" pain, Morton's Neuroma (irritated nerve endings), and bursitis.

Causes: Repetitive strain, excessive running and/or poor biomechanics may lead to metatarsalgia.

Symptoms: Pain in the forefoot region, especially felt when walking or running.

Recommended Treatment: Seek evaluation from a medical professional. Rest and keep weight off of foot as much as possible. Strech the calf muscles (soleus, gastrocnemius). Use metatarsal pads to provide a comfortable lift to the central metatarsal heads.

Medical Application: Inflammation of the soft tissue on the inside, front portion of the tibia (shin).

Causes: Tenderness extending along a vertical distance on the medial(inside), lower half of the tibia. Although Medial Tibia Stress Syndrome is the most common form of shin splints, Anterior Shin Splints is not uncommon. Anterior Shin Splints cause a vertical line of tenderness along the anterior (front) of the tibia. Medial and Anterior Shin Splints are not to be confused with Anterior Compartment Syndrome or stress fractures. Anterior Compartment Syndrome is muscle swelling which applies abnormal pressure to the compartment containing that muscle. Tenderness and pain are felt at the upper, lateral side of the tibia. A stress fracture is a crack or break to the tibia bone. This may result in tenderness of the tibia, but this pain tends to occur in a horizontal line as opposed to shin splint symptoms, in which the pain line is vertical. Stress fractures require immediate medical attention!

Recommended Treatment: R.I.C.E. - Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. Reduce activity to promote healing. Avoid downhill and hard surface running. Apply Ice for 10-15 minutes after each workout to reduce inflammation and pain. (If any skin irritation or adverse reaction occurs due to icing, see your medical doctor). Seek professional advice in stretching (Calf) the calf muscles and the hamstrings. Investigate new shoes, orthotics, or heel lifts that may help eliminate pronation problems. Replace insoles and shoes atleast everly six months. As with any orthopedic injury, a consultation with a sports medicine professional is recommended. 

Size Chart (sold in pairs)

3901 Medium Men’s (7-10), Women’s (5-11)
3902 Large Men’s 10.5+, Women’s 11.5+
(measurement based on shoe size)



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