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What causes the sudden pain in the arch of your foot? Do I need new shoes?

What causes the sudden pain in the arch of your foot? Do I need new shoes?

May help: A variety of problems can cause pain in and around the arch. A good place to start is good shoes and extra arch support. Avoid thin soled flimsy shoes for something with a thicker, stiffer sole. Avoid excessive barefoot. If this does not help, see your podiatrist. Dr l. ...Read more

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Pain to touch in the arch of my foot. I have flat feet and had dr sholls inserts in my shoes. Could that have caused the pain What can I do for it?

Pain to touch in the arch of my foot. I have flat feet and had dr sholls inserts in my shoes. Could that have caused the pain What can I do for it?

Doubtful: Arch pain has numerous causes and often, soft insoles do little or nothing. Until you get an appointment with a podiatrist for exam and diagnosis I would suggest you freeze a plastic water bottle and roll it under your arch for a few minutes daily. That should help a little ...Read more

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Pain to touch in arch of foot. I have flat feet and had dr scholls inserts in my shoes. Could that have caused the pain and what can I do for it?

Pain to touch in arch of foot. I have flat feet and had dr scholls inserts in my shoes. Could that have caused the pain and what can I do for it?

Might need orthotics: There are a couple causes for arch pain. If the pain started soon after putting insoles in your shoes, that may be the cause. Often, I recommend breaking in insoles a few hours per day at first. This allows your foot to get used to the insoles. If this is more of a long term problem you may suffer from plantar fasciitis or a painful flat foot, and should see an orthopedist or podiatrist to discuss ...Read more

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What causes arch pain in five year olds? Is there a way to alleviate the pain with special shoes or inserts? I believe her feet are flat..

What causes arch pain in five year olds? Is there a way to alleviate the pain with special shoes or inserts? I believe her feet are flat..

Flat foot: Flat feet or bad shoes can cause such pain. Consult a foot doctor. Child may need a custom orthotic to support arch and reduce strain. Proper fitting shoes with arch rich support inside would do child well ...Read more

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Flexible high arch runner. Stability shoes caused arch to collapse, feet to evert, numbness 1st web space, and anterior hip rotation. Reversable?

Flexible high arch runner. Stability shoes caused arch to collapse, feet to evert, numbness 1st web space, and anterior hip rotation. Reversable?

Arches don't : Generally collapse save for a charcot foot deformity or posterior tibial tendon rupture. I would recommed an in office consult with a foot doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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My feet have been hurting while walking. Getting new shoes didn't help. Insoles & arch support made it worse. What else can I do?

My feet have been hurting while walking. Getting new shoes didn't help. Insoles & arch support made it worse. What else can I do?

See a Podiatrist: Sounds like you have done all that is reasonable on your own. You did not mention your weight, which could be a major factor in causing pain in the feet, especially if you are standing hours on a hard surface. A podiatrist would be a wise next step, or even your primary care physician. Physical therapy and better orthotics may be the solution. Yoga stretching may be recommended. Good luck. ...Read more

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I just got new shoes to help my feet from hurting.My feet are flat and my shoes have good arch support now I have bruises where my "arches" are. Why?

I just got new shoes to help my feet from hurting.My feet are flat and my shoes have good arch support now I have bruises where my "arches" are. Why?

To arch or not arch.: Some types of flat feet will not tolerate arch supports of any type. To try and use them would create problems, much like you are having. There are other types of flat feet the are more flexible and can tolerate arch supports of varying heights with or without an adjustment period. With the advice of a specialist, or even a knowledgeable shoe person, your problem is easily solved. ...Read more

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I have pain in the arch of my foot, close to my heel. Hurts to walk barefoot and with certain shoes. Hurts most in the morning and after running.

I have pain in the arch of my foot, close to my heel. Hurts to walk barefoot and with certain shoes. Hurts most in the morning and after running.

Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis is a common painful disorder affecting the heel and underside of the foot. characterized by scarring, inflammation, or structural breakdown of the foot's plantar fascia. It is often caused by overuse injury of the plantar fascia, increases in exercise, weight or age. may be a degenerative process. Most cases of plantar fasciitis resolve on their own with time and conservative tx ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in the arch of my right feet which feels like a needle pinch & throbs.Happens when I run with shoes that don't correct for flat feet or do toe curls. Do I continue to do toe curls?

I have a sharp pain in the arch of my right feet which feels like a needle pinch & throbs.Happens when I run with shoes that don't correct for flat feet or do toe curls. Do I continue to do toe curls?

Avoid: Avoid any activity that aggravates the problem. Do toe curls only as tolerated. Perhaps do fewer of them and not to a complete curl. Advance in frequency and intensity as tolerated. ...Read more

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