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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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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


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What are the best shoes for high arches?

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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I was pointing my foot and now the middle of my arch is hurting. I have a really high arch. Wht should I do and what is the treatment. ?

I was pointing my foot and now the middle of my arch is hurting. I have a really high arch. Wht should I do and what is the treatment. ?

Buy a bottle of: Poland spring water the 16 oz size freeze it and roll it under your arch. Buy a good quality arch support and use in your shoes. If needed and not contraindicated take an n antiinflammatory like Motrin. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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 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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