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Dr. Creighton Wright
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High Arches (Overview)

cavus. This is generally associatrd with varus and is therefore often called cavovarus.


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Can a tight plantar fasciitis brace cause a high arched foot?

Can a tight plantar fasciitis brace cause a high arched foot?

No: It would help support the plantar fascia but cannot cause a foot to becomr "high arched". ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
38 doctors shared insights

High Arches (Overview)

cavus. This is generally associatrd with varus and is therefore often called cavovarus.


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Occult spina bifida, high arches and palate, pectus, tall, spont retinal tear. What does all this mean genetically?

Occult spina bifida, high arches and palate, pectus, tall, spont retinal tear. What does all this mean genetically?

Possibility: I'm not quite sure what you're asking, but you can glean some information from: www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/spinabifida/facts.html I hope this helps you. ...Read more

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Can the fact that I have high arches lead to any long term complication?

Can the fact that I have high arches lead to any long term complication?

Not really: People live their whole lives with high arched feet and can never develop a problem that requires any type of professional care. ...Read more

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What treatment really helps medium to high arches?

What treatment really helps medium to high arches?

Support: 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. If these measures prove insufficient see a podiatrist. You might need a custom made arch support (foot orthoses) to help. ...Read more

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor BP at home
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Have a regular follow up and work with your doctor
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Take your meds as instructed without fail
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How to get rid of the pain in my feet do to high arches?

How to get rid of the pain in my feet do to high arches?

See Podiatrist: You will get a full examination and you will get the treatment you need, including orthotics if necessary. ...Read more

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Dr. Ankush Bansal Dr. Bansal
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Managing High Cholesterol (Checklist)

Take your meds as prescribed
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Avoid or limit all meat except fish that swim (i.e. limit shellfish).
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No red meats and limited poultry
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Reduce fatty, fried, sugary foods
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If high arches, should I get custom-made orthotics or buy them at drugstore?

If high arches, should I get custom-made orthotics or buy them at drugstore?

High arches: I would see a podiatrist first to determine which is better. Depends if you have a rigid high arch or do u get some collapse of the arch when you stand ...Read more

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Are high arches common in people who have over-pronating feet?

Are high arches common in people who have over-pronating feet?

High arches: High arched feet is a bio mechanical condition that may be genetic, but is not caused from hyper pronation. It comes from supination. There may be a neurological component that should be investigated. See your podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Eating a High Protein Diet (Checklist)

Balance diet with lots of greens, vegetables, & hydrate adequately
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Is it good to have high arches?

Is it good to have high arches?

Not necessarilly: High arch folks can have just as many foot problems as their flatfoot counterparts high arch feet are more prone for ankle sprains or unstable ankles, heel pain and forefoot pain under the ball of the foot. ...Read more

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How do I relieve high arches pain?

How do I relieve high arches pain?

Find cause first!: High arches don't by themselves necessarily cause pain. I would find a reason for your arch pain and then proceed to treatment. You can find an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon in your area at www.Aofas.Org. Good luck! ...Read more

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What problems can high arches cause?

Pain: In arch, ball of foot, hammer toes. Heel pain are a few problems. Having a high arch may also be asymptomatic. ...Read more

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Is it possible to restore high arches?

Yes: With surgery, unlikely without surgery. Orthotics can restore while you wear them but will not hold correction once removed. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have high arches?

Shower: Step in some water, then walk on the floor. If you only see water from the outer part of the foot, heel and ball of the foot, your arch is high. ...Read more

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What can I do to know if I have high arches?

Foot prints exam...: Look at your wet foot prints on a smooth floor: the outside of them should be very thin, with nothing on the inside aspect of the midfoot area of the print - taken when standing. If you see the above - you have high arches that do not flatten under your body weight. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if high arches cause any problems?

Yes: Too high an arch is associated with hammertoes, callouses on the bottom of the feet, arch heel knee and low back pain. A high arch has little shock absorption and needs a softer type orthotic. ...Read more

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What is a good insole for someone with high arches?

Custom Orthotics: If you have a nigh arch, most otc inserts willnot offer enough support. See your local podiatrist and ask about custom orthotics, that are made to fit your arches. ...Read more

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