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Hello, I am a ski boot fitter of 20+ years and have a unique circumstance I need an opinion on. I have a client who is in a pretty tight fit. I have shaped the boot for him to accomodate any pressure points that I knew he would have. I do believe he is still getting instep pressure as he has some pretty decent knobs on his instep. My question pertains to the balls of his feet. When he gets out of the boots the ball of his foot is white from under the 1st met head to nearly under the 3rd met head. He experiences numbness which I do think could be caused by instep pressure but I'm mostly concerned about the whiteness. I do believe the whiteness is possibly due to the instep pressure and it will be hard to give him more room over the instep. I've thought of putting a met head spreader on the footbed but haven't yet. I'd love some thoughts. I think the boot now has adequate width after the work I've done so I'm a little puzzled. Any help would be appreciated.