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What is the best arch support or brace to wear for plantar fasciitis while running long distances?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 ?
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?
I only used ankle brace for 10 minutes. When I took it off, I got pain in left arch and side of foot above arch. I am flatfooted and wear orthotics.
I'm not sure why : You tried the ankle brace at all..was there an ankle injury? I your posterior tibial tendon hurting? ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After using ankle brace, I got pain in left arch. Went to podiatrist and he gave me laser treatment and taped foot. Still having pain in left arch.
Flattening arch: Typically arch pain will present as pain with the first step in the morning or pain after sitting for any period of time. In addition to flattening of the arch, there may also be knee pain. An inflamed heel called plantar fasciitis is best treated with an orthotic arch support in addition to the treatment you received. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could help someone with a crooked foot who runs funny? Would a brace help? Do i need surgery?
Broke my foot a year ago, referred to therapy, didn't get it, now my foot locks up and hurts a lot. Can I use my old brace to help with the pain?
Yes: Yes you can use your old brace but this may not be enough ...Read more
I have flat foot and an ankle that hurts all the time due to an injury a long time ago but never heals properly. Should I use a brace? and what type?
AFO from DPM: Please see a reputable doctor of podiatric medicine (d.P.M.). ...Read more