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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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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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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.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.

Combo treatment. : If you have plantar fasciitis, and hurt most with the first few steps in the morning, the more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor). #4: stretching your foot and calf. #5: icing (10 min at a time). You may also need physical therapy, cortisone injections, or eswt if available in your area. ...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?

Yes: With surgery, unlikely without surgery. Orthotics can restore while you wear them but will not hold correction once removed. ...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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What is the definition or description of: High arches?

Cavus: cavus. This is generally associatrd with varus and is therefore often called cavovarus. ...Read more

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Could custom orthotics help high arches?

Could custom orthotics help high arches?

Definately yes: A custom orthotic made to fit your foot will redistribute pressure across the entire foot, can ease heel pain, arch pain, even knee and low back pain. You need to see a podiatrist to have a cast taken. Don't use a cast where you step into a foam box- not accurate enough, either plaster or computer scan. The computer is not better than plaster- only neater. ...Read more

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What’s the benefit of orthotics if I have high arches?

Support: An orthotic may properly support your arch which can be helpful if you are having pain. The orthotic may also improve the biomechanics of your lower extremity. ...Read more

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What are the best shoes for high arches?

There : Are no shoes for high arch feet .Good supportive tennis shoes probably work best. I suggest new balance. ...Read more

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What treatment really helps medium to high arches?

What treatment really helps medium to high arches?

Support: Look for shoes that have good arch support built in to them. Avoid flats, and if needed, add an over-the-counter arch supports to them. If these measures prove insufficient see a podiatrist. You might need a custom made arch support (foot orthoses) to help. ...Read more

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What kind of shoes are recommended for people with really high arches?

What kind of shoes are recommended for people with really high arches?

Nothing specific: You are going to have to try on many shoes to find smothing that feels correct on your feet. I would avoid slip on shoes, such as loafers. ...Read more

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Which kind of shoes would provide support for people with high arches?

Which kind of shoes would provide support for people with high arches?

None: Shoes are may to fit the majority of people, sorry to say folks with high arches lose out. In general good running shoes have the best arch, you may want to have a custom "orthotic" made to support your feet. ...Read more

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Does anybody know of a brand of arch support that really helps medium to high arches?

Arch support: To truly help , you need real orthotics. See your podiatrist as i tell my patients , there is nothing made 100, 000 at a time that knows what you need . Good luck. ...Read more

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High Arches (Definition)

cavus. This is generally associatrd with varus and is ...Read more