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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For High Foot Arches

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Do high foot arches cause any problems?

Do high foot  arches cause any problems?

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

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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High Arches (Definition)

High arches are a clinical finding in which the curve of the foot extends higher than it normally does, possibly resulting in foot pain ...Read more


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How do you know if you have high foot arches?

How do you know if you have high foot  arches?

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

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What shoes good for people with high arches on their feet?

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

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I work 12 hr shifts, and have very high arches in my feet. What types of boots can help me with my work?

Orthotics?: Rather than a special type of work boots might try some accommodative orthotics. These conform to the shape of your foot and may make you feet feel more comfortable when standing for a long time. ...Read more

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