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Is my overpronation and bowleggedness related to each other?

Is my overpronation and bowleggedness related to each other?

Leg problem: The question is, which came first, the pronation or the bowleggedness. These two conditions seem to be inter-related. Each can make the other condition worse ...Read more

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What kind of nerve entrapment is assoicated with overpronation?

What kind of nerve entrapment is assoicated with overpronation?

Posterior Tibial nerve: Over pronation of the foot/ankle has been found to be linked to tarsal tunnel syndrome. This movement of the ankle is thought to irritate the posterior tibial nerve along the inside of the ankle. Symptoms may include burning or tingling along the sole of the foot. ...Read more

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Have flexible pes planus/overpronation which is inherited. Can ligaments become more overstretched loose?

Have flexible pes planus/overpronation which is inherited. Can ligaments become more overstretched  loose?

The problem that : One worries about is that the deformity doesn't become rigid. A flexible flatfoot is treated with orthotics or surgically a subtalar implant works great. But, once the deformity is rigid it is very Difficult to treat. ...Read more

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Orthaheel strap slippers good 4 overpronation/flatfeet? They say heel counter gives support. Like clogs except back of heel tiny bit higher.

Orthaheel strap slippers good 4 overpronation/flatfeet? They say heel counter gives support. Like clogs except back of heel tiny bit higher.

Flat feet sense: The product you are asking about is designed to help with mild pronation with a prefabricated sandal design. If you need treatment for pronation, you should see your podiatrist. This brand does help with mild cases of pronation by supporting the arch with a deeper heel cup. They are not custom orthotics but are useful for walking short distances. ...Read more

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Orthaheel strap slippers good 4 overpronation/flatfeet they say deep heel counter gives support. Like clogs except back of heel tiny bit higher. ?

Orthaheel strap slippers good 4 overpronation/flatfeet they say deep heel counter gives support. Like clogs except back of heel tiny bit higher. ?

Orthaheel: Yes. Better than other flip flops. Any support in the arch is better than none at all. Have your foot examined - if you have a very high arched foot the shoe or any shoe may not have enough support. A custom insert or orthotic may be needed to give you better support. ...Read more

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What type of shoes to wear w orthotics for overpronation? Many women's shoes slip up & down at back esp. When original footbed is replaced w orthotic.

What type of shoes to wear w orthotics for overpronation? Many women's shoes slip up & down at back esp. When original footbed is replaced w orthotic.

Shoes: There are many shoe brands out there and no one is the best. Usually the best type of shoe to use with orthotics is an athletic type of shoe or walking shoe. These have a lot of foot knowledge built into them and work well with orthotics. Good luck ! ...Read more

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