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I am a bank teller and am on my feet all day. i have very high arches in my feet so it's uncomfortable to wear flats. what kind of shoes would be good?

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Dr. Matthew Keast
Podiatry 30 years experience
Cushioned shoes.: High arches can mean different things to different people. Feet that appear to have high arches sometimes appear different on x-rays. In general high arched feet require padding of some sort. They often do well with a low heeled shoe as well. Shoes should have a rigid heel counter. Inserts can often help too. If otc inserts don't help in a few weeks a good biomechanical work up may be warranted.

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Last updated May 1, 2019

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