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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Orthotics: At your age you can see an orthotist or podiatrist who can prescribe a shoe for you or you might try asking for straight last shoes when you go to buy ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Leland
31 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Not possible: There is no way to "correct" the structure of your foot (non surgically). If symptommatic, orthotics can be used to "adjust" the foot. If truly sympto ... Read More
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Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
36 years experience Podiatry
Why: Why do you want to correct it? If you are having pain in a high arched foot, it is often a problem with shock absorption. This can be easily fixed by ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
Arch supports: If you have a high arched foot that causes some pain, look for shoes that have more arch support in them, or have them made. If you have callusing, y ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
14 years experience Podiatry
Type): There is a need for more information to answer this.
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Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
What are your: Symptoms? In a drop foot, the heel may not reach the ground, so a heel lift is sometimes used. Commonly some sort of brace is in order to assist the ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
See Physician: A Podiatrist or Orthopedist who knowlegable about anatomy and biomechanics can determine why this is occuring and provide any needed treatment.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
High arches: If they aren't hurting you or causing problems then do nothing. The surgery for this would be classified as gee whiz - type because it is very very i ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Custom orthotics: Are often helpful in controlliing biomechanics of lower extremities. Problem could be originating higher up in knee, hip or back which would also need ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
33 years experience Cardiology
How much water? : The right amount of water to drink depends of your metabolism, your diet, amount of activity, and the weather. The common advice to drink 8 glasses da ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
20 years experience Bariatrics
Weight loss: Your bmi is too low (17.4). The fasted way to gain weight is by eating carbs. But because this is involuntary weight loss you should go to your docto ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Never too late...: But the sooner the better. See a podiatrist who specializes in children's problems and get started right away! many famous people including some profe ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Depends: If it is a flexible deformity then orthotics may be the best treatment.

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