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Doctor insights on: Foot Pronation

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What exactly does excessive foot pronation effect?

Pronation: Foot structure is the foundation for the alignment of the body. Pronation is a normal foot function. Excessive pronation can cause abnormal foot and structural alignment of the body. ...Read more

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I believe I have flat foot with normal pronation. Is that combination possible?

I believe I have flat foot with normal pronation. Is that combination possible?

Yes: It is possible to have a flat foot that compensates to normal pronation. The best course of treatment is to wear well supported shoes with an arch build in the midfoot and avoid flip-flops/sandals as much as possible. Shoes that have a heel counter will also slow the progression of the pronation from worsening. ...Read more

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I have knock knee and pronation of foot. Will orthotics help with these problems?

Probably: You should be examined by a podiatrist to see if orthotics might help especially if causing pain or difficulty in walking or athletic activities. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could stop pronation in my feet?

Can you tell me how I could stop pronation in my feet?

Seek a podiatrist: Pronation is another phrase for flexible feet. If you have a flattened foot structure, there isn't much you can do. You can't "stop" them from flattening out. If they hurt and cause pain, try using over the counter devices. If those are not helpful, see a Podiatrist for a full evaluation and options for further care. ...Read more

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I think got over pronation feet and got a bandage to help it. It doesn't seem to be helping, what should I do?

I think got over pronation feet and got a bandage to help it. It doesn't seem to be helping, what should I do?

See MD: If over-the-counter remedies have not helped you i would suggest being seen by an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon. One in your area can be found at www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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Could high heels lead to pronation or supination of the feet?

Could high heels lead to pronation or supination of the feet?

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 more

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Can heels lead to over-pronation/supination of your feet?

Can heels lead to over-pronation/supination of your feet?

No: Heels can lead to achilles tightness and crowding of toes. Supination and pronation should not be affected. ...Read more

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