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Occult spina bifida, high arches and palate, pectus, tall, spont retinal tear. What does all this mean genetically?

Occult spina bifida, high arches and palate, pectus, tall, spont retinal tear. What does all this mean genetically?

Possibility: I'm not quite sure what you're asking, but you can glean some information from: www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/spinabifida/facts.html I hope this helps you. ...Read more

Palate (Definition)

The palate is the anatomical description of the roof of the mouth. It separated into two parts: the hard palate (more forward) and the soft palate (which is closer to the throat), it separates the mouth ...Read more


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What to do if I have a high arch and my foot hurt when it is lifted of the floor?

What to do if I have a high arch and my foot hurt when it is lifted of the floor?

May have plantar: Fasciitis. Does it hurt in the morning as well? You should see a podiatrist for an actual diagnosis and for inserts to provide better arch support. This could also be causing some of your back pain. Avoid wearing high heels. Arch support will be most important along with podiatrist visit, but you could try freezing a gold ball or water bottle and placing on the ground, massaging bottom of foot. ...Read more

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I have a high arch foot but that never gave me pain or problem until now with lots of pain. What can be happening?

I have a high arch foot but that never gave me pain or problem until now with lots of pain. What can be happening?

Arthritic changes: Just because you have a high arch it doesn't have to hurt, but after some wear and tear, symptoms can set in. The transverse arch begins to loose some of its range of motion and therefore making it hard to adapt to ground reactive forces. An insole is a great way to support this area. The custom made ones are the best. The store bought ones might not have the support you need. ...Read more

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I have a high arch.It has been hurting on the inner side when I walk or even just sit down and do nothing. Doesn't affect me but it hurts. No swelling?

I have a high arch.It has been hurting on the inner side when I walk or even just sit down and do nothing. Doesn't affect me but it hurts. No swelling?

Considef being seen: If it is painful, I would not hesitate being seen. There may be am orthotic that may be helpful, and the cause of it can be evaluated and potentially treated as well. ...Read more

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How can I help treat plantar fasciitis without using steroids. Also I have a high arch and I am underweight.

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 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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How do I relieve high arches pain?

How do I relieve high arches pain?

Find cause first!: High arches don't by themselves necessarily cause pain. I would find a reason for your arch pain and then proceed to treatment. You can find an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon in your area at www.Aofas.Org. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible to restore high arches?

Maybe: "restore" is a strong concept. I take it to mean you want your arches rebuilt. This takes extensive surgery. You can attempt to re-establish your arch with orthotics. This may help your problem, but won't necessarily "cure" it. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have high arches?

How can you tell if you have high arches?

Shower: Step in some water, then walk on the floor. If you only see water from the outer part of the foot, heel and ball of the foot, your arch is high. ...Read more

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Could orthotics help with high arches?

Yes: A custom orthotic will help to support a high arched foot especially a bow strung plantar fascia that can become symptomatic. ...Read more

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High Arches (Definition)

High arches are a clinical finding in which the curve of the foot extends higher than it normally does, possibly resulting in foot pain ...Read more