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What is the best arch support or brace to wear for plantar fasciitis while running long distances?

What is the best arch support or brace to wear for plantar fasciitis while running long distances?

A custom orthotic!: A good, supportive shoe and a custom orthotic is the very best. See your podiatrist for recommendations on shoes for your particular feet, and ask them about over the counter vs. Custom orthotics. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more


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What brace is avaliable for arched back?

What brace is avaliable for arched back?

Many: See an orthopedist who specializes in the spine-- xrays will be needed to determine if a brace is needed and which brace will help the most. ...Read more

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Tmj, due to stress, narrow arch or braces?

Tmj, due to stress, narrow arch or braces?

TMJ syndrome: related pain and symptoms may be caused by physical and emotional stress. Bruxism or teeth may be also caused by stress or anxiety. However, there is overwhelming evidence that braces generally do not increase the risk of developing TMJ problems. See OFP specialist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have very high arches on my feet, and for a week one footto wear one of them foot braces?

What to do if I have very high arches on my feet, and for a week one footto wear one of them foot braces?

Braces: I'm not sure of the problem the question relates to. What would one week accomplish ? See your podiatrist for an evaluation and x rays and you will get the help you need . ...Read more

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What can I do when my ankle brace is digging into foot arch?

What can I do when my ankle brace is digging into foot arch?

Depends: Some of the ankle braces are adjustable if it is that is one way, check to see if the size is proper. I don't know if it is directly on your skin if it is try putting your sock on first, you can try padding it as well with something like adhesive moleskin. Lastly, if all else fails get a different brand brace. ...Read more

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So my dentist said I have tooth arch discrepancy & I have a space teeth & i want to get braces, my tongue slightly comes out , will that affect me ?

So my dentist said I have tooth arch discrepancy & I have a space teeth & i want to get braces, my tongue slightly comes out , will that affect me ?

Probably not: Orthodontist always take into consideration the tongue position when they treatment plan an orthodontic case. I would not worry about your tongue position precluding you from getting braces. ...Read more

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Going to get ceramic braces on both arches. Any reason why the doctor wouldn't recommend metallic on the lower arch? Any risk of tooth chipping?

Going to get ceramic braces on both arches. Any reason why the doctor wouldn't recommend metallic on the lower arch? Any risk of tooth chipping?

Esthetics: They look nicer-less metal in your mouth. There is no more danger to the teeth with ceramic instead of metal, although the bracket may chip easier. ...Read more

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Can a tight plantar fasciitis brace cause a high arched foot?

No: It would help support the plantar fascia but cannot cause a foot to becomr "high arched". ...Read more

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My foot hurts in my arch on the inside if I do not wear my brace when walking it hurts all the time. I am on my foot all day at work I push shopping carts. The pain is tingling and dull all the time?

My foot hurts in my arch on the inside if I do not wear my brace when walking it hurts all the time. I am on my foot all day at work I push shopping carts. The pain is tingling and dull all the time?

Pinhed nerve: You may have a pinched nerve to the area on the bottom of the arch area. When you wear the brace the pressure is taken off the area and it feels better. Talk to your doctor about a medication that can help to get rid of the pain in addition to the brace. ...Read more

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