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Is it better to go to high end spa for mani pedi?

Is it better to go to high end spa for mani pedi?

Unknown: I assume you are asking regarding the risk of infection one may incur. Don't assume "high end" means decreased risk of infection. Ask the owner/manager how they clean the instruments, see if your state regulates these and check their license, and ask others who have gone to that salon. Do not shave legs 1-2 days before going for a pedicure; this has been shown to increase chances of infection. ...Read more

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How could i correct high foot arch?

How could i correct high  foot arch?

Not possible: There is no way to "correct" the structure of your foot (non surgically). If symptommatic, orthotics can be used to "adjust" the foot. If truly symptommatic, surgical options exist. ...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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Why is it that when i wear high heels my foot starts to burn?

Why is it that when i wear high heels my foot starts to burn?

Pain: The position of the foot/ankle complex is in when wearing high heels is not a normal position. There are abnormal pressures put on the bones, muscles and nerves of the calf, ankle and foot. The pressures and strain on the nerve causes pain which, in your case, is perceived as burning. Burning pain is a type of neuropathy. So, the wearing of high heels is causing you to have neuropathic symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a high arch foot without it being cavus?

Is it possible to have a high arch foot without it being cavus?

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

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What are some methods to overcome high arch foot fetish?

What are some methods to overcome high arch foot fetish?

Psychiatric: A fetish is defined as an irrational, or abnormal fixation or preoccupation. Perhaps psychiatric help can help you overcome this. ...Read more

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Did a custom insole for high arch foot using foam mold. Is it OK?

Did a custom insole for high arch foot using foam mold. Is it OK?

Foam mold: Yes as long as the person taking the impression knows about foot mechanics and proper positioning alternatives 1. 3d scan 2. plaster mold ...Read more

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How can I put an end to foot pain from wearing high heels?

How can I put an end to foot pain from wearing high heels?

Get rid of high heel: I am not trying to be facetious - but have you considered removing the source of the pain. The high heels aren't good for you. ...Read more

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Foot arch was always high but now lower at 55. What should I do?

Foot arch was always high but now lower at 55. What should I do?

Arch: Nothing unless you have pain associated with it. If you have an injury and/or pain go see a podiatrist or your pcp. ...Read more

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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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How can I know if I have a flat foot or high arch?

How can I know if I have a flat foot or high arch?

Stand up: And then look at your ...You can examine your own arch height by looking down or in a mirror. ...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 should I do if high arched feet is causing foot pain?

What should I do if high arched feet is causing foot pain?

Have it evaluated.: Have your feet evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. You may benefit with use of custom foot orthoces. ...Read more

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I have high arched feet and foot pain on the bottom pads of my feet, what to do?

I have high arched feet and foot pain on the bottom pads of my feet, what to do?

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

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