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Fallen Arches Foot Pain
My child complains of foot pain after walking for awhile. I noticed she doesn't have a arch on her feet. Can this be due to flat feet? What can I do?
Pes planus: Pes planus, or flat feet, can be a source of foot pain. Arch supports (available by Rx or at your drug store) can help support the foot and decrease pain, providing that the pes planus is the flexible (not rigid) type. People with rigid pes planus often benefit from a visit with an orthopedic specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A fallen arch is commonly known as a flatfoot. The foot loses the arch on the inner side of foot. This is also known as pes planus and there can be either a flexible version and a rigid version. A flexible version is flat only when weight is applied on the foot; a rigid version is flat when the foot is off and when the foot is on ...Read more
My child complains of foot pain where arch is after walking for awhile..Looks like she has flat feet. Is this the cause? And what can I do ?
Think, Think!!!!!!!!: No doubt, your flat feet have been with you for some time now. I doubt the flatness is the immediate cause of your pain. Having said that, try to think of something that you did just before you began having the issue. Possibly shoes, activity, of increase in activity are examples. Find the cause and stop doing it. In the meantime try heat, Advil and rest to begin the fix. If no success, see a doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right foot pain in the bottom arch area. Nsaids.no help. Hurts to work. Only right foot. I just don't wanna fall but I'm unstable on the right ft?
Plantar fasciits: Sounds like classic plantar fascittis. You should strech out your plantar fascia three times a day with a strech band. Take a NSAID or anti inflammatory to reduce swelling twice a day. Ice and rest the arch with massage can help acute symptoms. And when not dancing wearing an orthotic can help reduce the presure at the arch area. ...Read more
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