A wider ball of foot pad (aka metatarsal pad or metatarsal cookie) to helpalleviate pressure across the entire ball of the foot. Also great for helping to prevent the foot from slidng forward in shoes. Self-adhesive backing allows the pad to stay securely in place. The metatarsal pads are approximately 2.25inches at their widest and 2.75 inches in length. Metatarsal pads are used fora variety of foot problems like pain in the ball of the fee, neuromas,calluses, IPks, Painful scars, and lack of a plantar fat pad. Metatarsal padssplay and offload the metatarsal heads. This reduces the pressure across theball of the foot and in the nerves between the metatarsal heads. Themetatarsal pad has little less bulk making a little better tolerated while thenon-skived cut offers a little more effect. Proper placement of the pad iscritical to achieve the therapeutic relief from any of the above conditions.Metatarsal pads can be placed in the insole, under the insole or directly onthe foot.