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A 60-year-old female asked:

Have overpronation and flat feet how high should shoe heel be on shoes that have a platform? why?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Heel height is not: As important as a proper arch support. A proper arch support or orthotic will lift you out of over pronation by supination the foot back towards a neutral position.
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Dr. Robert Hadfield
Podiatry 14 years experience
1": A 1" heel is usually the highest I recommend for patients in general, but especially those with overpronation and flat foot.
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