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Sore High Arch Running Plantar Stretches
Foot pronation: In general your foot engages the ground at heel strike in neutral supinates through your toe strike and then primates through toe off regardless of your arch some people have more or less of each position depending on a multitude of other factors aside from your arch. But having a high arch versus a flat foot inverts your foot and it tends to actually promate less on toe off. ...Read more
How can I help treat plantar fasciitis without using steroids. Also I have a high arch and I am underweight.
Plantar Fasciitis: Stretching calf including the use of night splint. Intrinsic muscle strengthening of foot. Antiinflammatory and ice. Accommodative splint or orthotic. The use of injection therapy including prolotherapy, or platelet rich plasma may all be used for conservative therapy. If still symptomatic consider surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
People with high arches have to pronate when running faster to push off the big toe, otherwise we supinate?
Depends on rigidity: The problem with high arches is that the pressure can be shifted to the later side of the foot and increase stress on both the bony and ligament outs and tendonous structures laterally and lead to injuries such as stress injuries to the fifth metatarsal, perineal tendon injuries and recurrent lateral ankle injuries. Often a runner losses the advantage of a strong big toe push off. Orthotic insole. ...Read more
Chronic plantar fasciiitis plus high arches--doctor put foot in walking cast 7 days ago and pain has been much worse since then--is cast a mistake?
Not a mistake but...: The main thing needed to alleviate symptoms of plantar fasciitis is good arch support. There are many options, including doctor-customized shoe insoles (orthotics) which can run up to $300/pair or ones you can buy online and customize on your own at home for far cheaper. The latter is probably the better choice. As a runner, I suffer from PF too, and since using orthotics my PF pain is gone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The arch of one of my feet hurts after running. What should I do? For exercise i ran for 5 miles in an hour one week ago. This was more than normal, but in my opinion not that much. The next day my right foot's arch was sore and is still sore today. T
Treatment options: Begin with rest, ice massage, otc anti-inflammatories, & stretching the foot/ heel throughout the day. Make sure you are wearing shoes with an appropriate amount of support... Consider shoe inserts (arch support), and wearing night splints... Prp or steriod injections may be considered after the above options. For more information please see http://drmarkgalland.Com/what-is-plantar-fasciitis/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best arch support or brace to wear for plantar fasciitis while running long distances?
Soreness in heel of foot. Assuming plantar fasciitis. If so what is the most effective means of treatment. I'm quite active running. ?
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