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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For High Foot Arches

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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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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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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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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Is it true walking bare foot is not good if you have high arches?

It depends on factor: Anything in moderation is fine however high arched feet may be more prone to problems with increased activity its always a good rule to start slowly on a soft surface, but in the long run a good pair of shoes and an orhtoses may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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What to do if I have very high arches on my feet, and for a week one footto wear one of them foot braces?

What to do if I have very high arches on my feet, and for a week one footto wear one of them foot braces?

Braces: I'm not sure of the problem the question relates to. What would one week accomplish ? See your podiatrist for an evaluation and x rays and you will get the help you need . ...Read more

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I have alot of pain on the ball of my foot, right at the bottom of my big toe. What could I do to make it better? I have very high arches too

I have alot of pain on the ball of my foot, right at the bottom of my big toe. What could I do to make it better? I have very high arches too

Pain in the foot: not one right answer---it has to do with your body mechanic--how you walk---any structure abnormalities of the back,legs,ankles,feet---body weight----it could be as easily as wearing some orthotic inserts in your shoes------or more complicated. I suggest that you go see a specialist----podiatrist and have them examine your feet ...Read more