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What are the best type of shoes for wide flat feet?

What are the best type of shoes for wide flat feet?

New balance: New balance shoes come in almost any width you can imagine and are very stable. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Conenello
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Fallen Arches (Definition)

A fallen arch is commonly known as a flatfoot. The foot loses the arch on the inner side of foot. This is also known as pes planus and there can be either a flexible version and a rigid version. A flexible version is flat only when weight is applied on the foot; a rigid version is flat when the foot is off and when the foot is on ...Read more


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What type of shoes are best for plantar fasciitis?

What type of shoes are best for plantar fasciitis?

Support.: Athletic shoes with supportive soles will be best. You should not be able to twist or wring the shoe, and when pushing from front to back, it should only bend at the widest part of your foot--that's where your foot bends, at the ball. The shoe should also have a firm wrap around your heel, holding your rearfoot in a solid upright position. A good supportive set of orthotics are also helpful. ...Read more

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What sort of shoes are right for my feet if neuromas?

Neuroma pain: Some patients have less pain with use of a shoe with a forefoot rocker. ...Read more

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What is the best aerobic shoe for flat feet?

What is the best aerobic shoe for flat feet?

Stability shoe: Generally, i advise patients with flat feet to wear shoes with a rigid mid-sole (doesn't bend in the middle). You can always add an arch support or custom foot orthotic if necessary. Make sure the shoe is correctly sized in length and width. ...Read more

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What are the best shoes for plantars fascitis and other foot problems?

What are the best shoes for plantars fascitis and other foot problems?

Plantar fasciitis: This is a complex inflammation to treat with just shoes. However, stiff soled shoes with a mild heel elevation can be helpful. ...Read more

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What are the best running shoe for supination?

What are the best running shoe for supination?

Running professional: I would go to a specialty running store, not a general retail outlet, and talk to someone who is knowledgeable about many type of foot alignment and shoe design. They often let you try the shoes out. ...Read more

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What are the best shoe insoles for someone who has flat feet?

What are the best shoe insoles for someone who has flat feet?

See below: Unless you have a flexible flat foot insoles will not be helpful. If flexible then try a spenco support. ...Read more

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What is bimechanical like flat foot? What are the syptoms and treatments?

What is bimechanical like flat foot? What are the syptoms and treatments?

Goto the website: Fixmyflatfeet.com It is not my site, but it is really good at explaining the condition (including biomechanics) ...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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What are the benefits and drawbacks of having flat foot?

What are the benefits and drawbacks of having flat foot?

no drawbacks either: A severely flatfoot can be a sign of many mechanical problems with the foot, but an otherwise healthy, stable and flexible, but flat foot can be pain free and function well for athletics and heavy manual labor. Several scientific studies have evaluated the relationship of flat feet to put pain and have found very little link between them. ...Read more

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What are best womens shoes for fat feet with bunions?

Any Shoe: That is supportive and wide enough to prevent bunion pain. See podiatrist for advise. ...Read more

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What is the best type of cross training shoe for shin splints and flat feet?

What is the best type of cross training shoe for shin splints and flat feet?

Anti-pronation: If you go to a running store and ask to see anti-pronation running shoes, these will potentially address your problem; new balance is just one example of a brand that makes them. ...Read more

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What are the best types of shoes for running on hills and trails?

What are the best types of shoes for running on hills and trails?

They make: Shoes that are specifically designed for running on trails. A store like REI has many brands to choose from ...Read more

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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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What are the best insoles to use for sore heels?

What are the best insoles to use for sore heels?

Insoles will cushion: A bit, but most heel pain doesn't respond to cushioning. Suspect plantar fasciitis and t his needs support, not cushioning. See your friendly neighborhood podiatrist for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What are the best walking shoes for ankle pain?

What are the best walking shoes for ankle pain?

Whatever feels best: For arthritic conditions, a shoe with a cushioned heel and rocker sole such as a running shoe work well. For unstable ankles, a shoe with a broader base and more ankle support (light weight hiking boot). Ultimately, whatever shoe produces the least amount of pain is a good choice. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomman Kuruvilla
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Flatfoot (Definition)

Included in the normal anatomy of the foot is what is known as the plantar or longitudinal arch. A normal arch protects excessive weight bearing to occur in certain parts of the foot. In flat foot, this arch is reduced in size. Mild cases may not cause symptoms, severe cases can potentially cause ...Read more


Dr. Wenjay Sung
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Flatfeet (Definition)

A condition in which the arch or instep of the foot collapses and comes in contact with the ground. In some individuals, this arch never develops while they are growing. ...Read more