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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. James Chapman
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High Arches (Definition)

cavus. This is generally associatrd with varus and is ...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 am experiencing foot pain. The following also describes me: High arches. What should I do?

I am experiencing foot pain. The following also describes me: High arches. What should I do?

Be seen: There are a multitude of potential causes of foot pain, particularly in someone who has a high plantar arch. If it is bad enough, don't hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis and treatment options. ...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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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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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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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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Could most people whose feet over pronates have high arches naturally?

Could most people whose feet over pronates have high arches naturally?

Pronates: If there is a boney block at the rearfoot there will be compensatory over pronation at the forefoot. But not as much as with a flatter foot type. So , yes and no . Everyone is different and there is no hard and fast rule here. See your podiatrist for help. ...Read more

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What to do if I have really high arches on my feet. What are the pros and cons of high arches?

What to do if I have really high arches on my feet. What are the pros and cons of high arches?

See below: Not much of pros or cons. If painful i would have a set of custom orthotic made to remove pressure from the arches. If extreme then there is surgery that can be performed. ...Read more

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Hello , i am 20years old and i have a very small feet .is it possible to my grow feet? And by the way I have high arches

Hello , i am 20years old and i have a very small feet .is it  possible to my grow feet? And by the way I have high arches

Check family trait.: In all likelihood, because of your age, the chances of seeing a surge of growth in your feet is unlikely. However to be absolutely sure, a thorough examination, including x-rays, would be necessary. High arches or pes cavus, may be part of the picture in evaluating your concerns. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have normal arches, high arches, or flat feet?

How do you know if you have normal arches, high arches, or flat feet?

Arch : Height is not important if you are not having symptoms. If you are symptomatic see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Help with flattening feet with high arches needed. Any good orthotic found in stores?

Help with flattening feet with high arches needed. Any good orthotic found in stores?

Some choices are: Superfeet, spenco, and powerstep. With feet like you describe, it is possible that a custom orthotic would be best. You should visit with a podiatrist to see what the best treatment options are for you. ...Read more

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