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What is the matter with my feet? One has no arch but the other does?

What is the matter with my feet? One has no arch but the other does?

Flatfoot: It may be a normal finding as no two feet are the same. However, if you have noticed a change, it may be related to a gradual elongation of a tendon that supports the arch. If you have associated swelling the tendon may even have a tear in it. If you have symptoms, you should seek medical care. ...Read more

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What to do if I have very high arches on my feet, and for a week one footto wear one of them foot braces?

What to do if I have very high arches on my feet, and for a week one footto wear one of them foot braces?

Braces: I'm not sure of the problem the question relates to. What would one week accomplish ? See your podiatrist for an evaluation and x rays and you will get the help you need . ...Read more

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I work long shifts on my feet and wake most days with Pain like bruised feeling on sole of one foot (arch/start of heel). Its been months on one foot.

I work long shifts on my feet and wake most days with Pain like bruised feeling on sole of one foot (arch/start of heel). Its been months on one foot.

Plantar fasciitis.: Being on your feet for extended periods of time, day after day, can cause a strain on the tissues of the feet, especially the bottom of the feet. More than likely, you are feeling pain consistent with a straining of the plantar fascia itself and my include the point where it attaches into the heel bone. New shoes and arch supports will help, but be prepared to deal with this for a while. Cont'd. ...Read more

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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

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 more

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Should I be concerned if I have reoccurring pain on the arches of my feet? What can I do?

Should I be concerned if I have reoccurring pain on the arches of my feet? What can I do?

Arch pain: Yes this is a concern because if your feet hurt it tends to interfer with your quality of life. In most cases pain in the arch is caused by wearing the wrong shoes which do not support the arch correctly during walking or exercising. You can get medical help to build special arch supports and diagnose illnesses. Getting shoes at a store that specializes in proper shoes and arch support may help. ...Read more

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Why do the arches of my feet hurt?

Why do the arches of my feet hurt?

May need orthotics: See a podiatrist for a recommendation on if orthotics could be right for you. If you want to try an over-the-coubter product first, try spenco total support. http://www.spenco.com/products/footcare/total-support-insoles insoles. ...Read more

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Why are the arches of my feet so week?

Why are the arches of my feet so week?

Arches: Everyone is put together differently . True weakness can be organic , but you may also be referring to flat foot and all that it entails. See your podiatrist for an evaluation . ...Read more

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What can I do to get my feet less arched?

What can I do to get my feet less arched?

Accept yourself: For what you are. It is better to work with what you have than to go through what it takes to change this sort of thing. If you are having pain because of it, often orthotics can be of help. If there is no pain, don't bother, it isn't worth it. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my feet and arches?

What could cause pain in my feet and arches?

Plantar fasciitis: Is the most common cause based on the information provided. ...Read more

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