Alternative Name(s): ball and ring stretching
Stretching the upper of the shoe using a standard shoe stretcher or a ball and ring stretcher.
Examples of Use
A ball and ring stretcher can be used to stretch a small area over a bony prominence. A standard shoe stretcher can increase the width, depth or volume of the upper – spot stretching also when used in conjunction with metal or wooden plugs.
- Source: Pedorthic Association of Canada/Footwear Modifications