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High Arch Foot
Cavus means highArch: The word cavus means high arched foot basically, although it is usually called pes cavus.So the answer is no.But having a high arch does not mean you will have problems! sometimes it can be an issue, but not always. I recommend getting shoes that provide good support for your foot. That probably means getting specialized evaluation from more than a shoe store assistant. See orthotic specialist. ...Read more
I have a high arch foot but that never gave me pain or problem until now with lots of pain. What can be happening?
Arthritic changes: Just because you have a high arch it doesn't have to hurt, but after some wear and tear, symptoms can set in. The transverse arch begins to loose some of its range of motion and therefore making it hard to adapt to ground reactive forces. An insole is a great way to support this area. The custom made ones are the best. The store bought ones might not have the support you need. ...Read more
Psychiatric: A fetish is defined as an irrational, or abnormal fixation or preoccupation. Perhaps psychiatric help can help you overcome this. ...Read more
Yes as long as the person taking the impression
knows about foot mechanics and proper positioning
1. 3d scan
2. plaster mold ...Read more
I like New Balance: If you have a high arch you will probably need an orthotic in any shoe you try. ...Read more
Plantar fascia: A tight plantar fascia will not cause you to have a high arched foot. This is a boney configuration. ...Read more
No: It would help support the plantar fascia but cannot cause a foot to becomr "high arched". ...Read more
How can physical changes in foot from untreated compartment syndrome - high arch, cavus foot, & claw toes - be fixed? Can an Achilles lengthening fix?
May have plantar: Fasciitis. Does it hurt in the morning as well? You should see a podiatrist for an actual diagnosis and for inserts to provide better arch support. This could also be causing some of your back pain. Avoid wearing high heels. Arch support will be most important along with podiatrist visit, but you could try freezing a gold ball or water bottle and placing on the ground, massaging bottom of foot. ...Read more
Chronic plantar fasciiitis plus high arches--doctor put foot in walking cast 7 days ago and pain has been much worse since then--is cast a mistake?
Not a mistake but...: The main thing needed to alleviate symptoms of plantar fasciitis is good arch support. There are many options, including doctor-customized shoe insoles (orthotics) which can run up to $300/pair or ones you can buy online and customize on your own at home for far cheaper. The latter is probably the better choice. As a runner, I suffer from PF too, and since using orthotics my PF pain is gone. ...Read more
Teacher with very high arches, having extreme throbbing foot pain half-way through day (walking and standing). Best solution?
Orthotics: Try them you'll like them.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Although the definition is subjective, high arches (known clinically as "pes cavus") are associated with a variety of problems related to foot supination and relative inflexibility. Ankle sprains are most common, ankle impingement and stress fractures of the metatarsals and calcaneus (heel) are also more common than in "normal arched" individuals. ...Read more
High arch: People can have high arch feet and low arch feet. Both are ok if they do not have pain on walking. If you put weight on both feet, while standing, and your inside arches are way off the floor, you have high arches. ...Read more
Increased pressure: High arch feet have pressure only on the heels, a narrow strip outside of foot and across ball of the foot. An orthotic can help redistribute pressure across the entire foot. Otc pads help only a little. From port jeff station. ...Read more
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
Yes: Some type of overuse could also be the cause. ...Read more
Yes: They help to support the foot and decrease the strain on the arch. ...Read more
I work 12 hr shifts, and have very high arches in my feet. What types of boots can help me with my work?
High arch, extreme pain outer-edge of foot. Sometimes wakes me up at night. Arch supports only temporary relief. Is there something else i can do?
Take anti inflammatories like alleve, 2 in the morning, 2 at night for 10 days. Avoid overuse during that time.
If not better, visit a podiatrist for perhaps an orthotic for your shoes. They will also examine you and make a proper diagnosis. ...Read more