MANUFACTURER: PEDIFIX INC. INDICATIONS: Pedifix Bunion Regulators control the position of the big toe. It relieves pain by alleviating strain that causes a crooked big toe and a bunion deformity. This anatomically-shaped splint urges the big toe towards its normal position while gently stretching tendons and muscles to help slow progression of the condition. DIRECTIONS: Separate Bunion Regulator's hook-and-loop band from itself and the remove free end. (Leave sewn loop on bottom splint arm, which goes under foot. ) Insert big toe between leather-covered cushion and other cushion at the concave part of splint. Be sure leather-covered cushion covers bunion joint. Lead hook-and-loop band around outside of foot and through slot on top splint arm. Adjust tension by pulling band so big toe moves slightly. Fold hook-and-loop band onto itself. Press together to secure.
Limit initial usage periods to 30 minutes each. Gradually wear splint for longer durations and increase band tension as comfort level improves. Results will vary based on the severity and nature of the condition. Wearing the splint regularly can reduce discomfort and pain while possibly slowing the progression of bunion deformity.
Note: This splint is designed for use while resting. We do not recommend using it while standing or walking. If desired, a sock may be worn over the splint to keep your foot warm and reduce interference with bedding. Do not wear this splint with shoes . WARNINGS: If you have diabetes or poor blood circulation, consult your physician before using this product. Non-sterile. Do not use this item on broken skin. If this product causes you to have skin discoloration, numbness, irritation or pain, stop using it immediately. If your symptoms persist, contact a medical professional for further assistance. Please keep this product out of the reach of small children and pets. Warning
California’s Proposition 65 Warning: May This item contains chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. Reference by California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) at: www.oehha.ca.gov/prop65/prop65_list/Newlist.html.
Shipping Weight : 0.20 lb