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Doctor insights on: Pros And Cons Of Being Born With High Arched Feet

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Pros and cons of being born with high arched feet?

Pros and cons of being born with high arched feet?

Stability/Rigidity: High arches are generally less flexible, which translates into greater stability. (the reverse is also true for flatfeet.) this can translate into better athletic ability with greater push-off strength for running and jumping. On the downside, shock absorption is poor due to the rigidity, so stress fractures are more common. Ankle sprains are also much more common with high arches. ...Read more

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Could being born with a femoral anteversion and minor clubbed feet be the reason why I walk pigeon-toed?

Could being born with a femoral anteversion and minor clubbed feet be the reason why I walk pigeon-toed?

YES: Influence from the internal rotation at the hip, turns the leg. Combined with a "club foot", it can result in the pigeon-toe (in-toe) of your foot. If you are having discomfort, I recommend that you be evaluated and have a proper biomechanical/gait examination. See a podiatrist. If additional specialists are needed for referral, a good gait exam by the podiatrist can start the process. ...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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Please advise if it's bad to wear vans when you have high arched feet?

Please advise if it's bad to wear vans when you have high arched feet?

Yes: Vans in general are not good for the feet because have absolutely no arch support. Particularly in a person with high arches, Vans provide no support or stability. I recommend an athletic shoe with arch support such as New Balance, Asics or Saucony. You likely need additional arch support beyond a shoe and I recommend you see a podiatrist for further evaluation. ...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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What kind of shoes would support my high feet arches?

What kind of shoes would support my high feet arches?

Get feet checked: There are no specific shoes to recommend but keep in mind, shoe manufacturers assume all folks have the same shaped foot and arch. To customize the shoes to support your feet, accommodative padding and/or an orthotic might be warranted. Go to the podiatrist and learn watch options you have. ...Read more

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Are high-arches of the feet advantageous in any way?

Are high-arches of the feet advantageous in any way?

High arched: High arches usually accompany a rigid foot. This foot type is better for running and jumping. ...Read more

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What to do if I have high arched feet, is there a surgery to correct this?

What to do if I have high arched feet, is there a surgery to correct this?

COMPLEX: Surgery for cavus feet is varied and frequently complex, especially in an adult. It should be reserved for really painful feet, when orthoses and shoe modifications have failed. To paraphrase Dr. Dwyer, an expert on cavus feet; "The least amount of surgery, the better." ...Read more

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I need help with high arches and feet pain?

I need help with high arches and feet pain?

Arch supports...: Custom orthotics, proper consultation with the foot dr. ...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 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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Do you think foot arch supports are helpful? Have really high arches.

Yes: They help to support the foot and decrease the strain on the arch. ...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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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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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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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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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 should one look for when you buy a pair of shoes for your high arched feet?

What should one look for when you buy a pair of shoes for your high arched feet?

Good Fit: All leather, if you are able to wear tennis shoes I suggest new balance. ...Read more

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What potential injuries can result from putting high arched feet in stability shoes?

What potential injuries can result from putting high arched feet in stability shoes?

Probably none: A stability shoe is one that is made very rigid in the mid-sole area mainly in theory to reduce foot pronation (flattening of the arch). I do not see where this can injure a person with a high arched (supinated) foot structure. High arched individuals ususally have issues with shock absorption and may benefit with otc arch supports or custom orthotics to better distribute stress across the feet. ...Read more

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What are the best types/brands of shoes to wear for people with really high arched feet?

See below: No particular type, you need to try them on and wear what feels good. ...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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What could a soft node in the arch of your foot be. It's not painful I have a fairly high arch tho. It's been there about a week or so.

What could a soft node in the arch of your foot be. It's not painful I have a fairly high arch tho. It's been there about a week or so.

Fibroma: If it is a soft nodule, just under the skin of your arch, it is likely a plantar fibroma, a benign growth. I would recommend you see a podiatrist for further evaluation ...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