Alternative Name(s): Tent patch, Bubble Patch
A patch of material is fastened over a hole made in the upper to accommodate a bony prominence.
Examples of Use
To accommodate bony prominences over the top of the foot; i.e. hammer toes, bunions, or any deformity that requires extra volume to reduce pressure over the top of the foot.
- Source: Pedorthic Association of Canada/Footwear Modifications