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Flat Feet Vs Low Arches
Green neon: The best support will come from the neon green inserts. It can be confusing since there are so many variations and each color represents a different purpose. If you still have questions, the superfeet website has a guide that indicates what the colors mean. ...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
Get feet checked: There are no specific shoes to recommend but keep in mind, shoe manufacturers assume all folks have the same shaped foot and arch. To customize the shoes to support your feet, accommodative padding and/or an orthotic might be warranted. Go to the podiatrist and learn watch options you have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Flexible high arch runner. Stability shoes caused arch to collapse, feet to evert, numbness 1st web space, and anterior hip rotation. Reversable?
Born w/flat feet & fallen arches. Slight pronation on sprained ankle than other foot. What does traumatic tendonitis secondary to pronation mean?
Yes!: A flat foot causes increased stresses along the arch, which over-stretches the plantar fascia and causes tearing away from the heel bone, which leads to inflammation and pain. There are many excellent treatments to help with current pain as well as to help prevent the pain in the future. I recommend you see a podiatrist, there are many in the DFW area. My office is in McKinney, Tx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wear orthotic 4 bunion/overpronation. Sneakers are higher off ground than regular shoes, like platforms. If heel 3/4 in. Higher than toe ok not too hi?
Look for: Shoes that have good arch support built in to them. Avoid flats, and if needed, add an over-the-counter arch supports to them. ...Read more
Can my feet arches be different depending on the foot? any higher arch shoes or inserts feels perfect for R foot but feels like lump under L foot
Foot sizes : It certainly can happen that one foot is different from the other, both in size and shape. You may find that a good shoe store could help with proper fitting suggestions. You also may find that you can see a local podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Not true at all: Pigeon toeing, or in-toe gait, is not that common and occurs in less than 10% of the population. Flat feet are much more common at roughly 50% of the population because it is an advantageous trait allowing the foot to compensate for uneven surfaces. High arches are usually rigid and lead to more instability problems. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
A high heel : Lifts the heel. There are different components of pronation and supination. Adduction, plantarflexion, inversion are components of supination. The foot is plantarflexed when in a heel. Personally, i don't know if i would consider the foot supinated though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Included in the normal anatomy of the foot is what is known as the plantar or longitudinal arch. A normal arch protects excessive weight bearing to occur in certain parts of the foot. In flat foot, this arch is reduced in size. Mild cases may not cause symptoms, severe cases can potentially cause ...Read more
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