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If I have high arches, will they eventually collapse into flat feet?

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Dr. Robert Leland
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: Not typically

While it is not uncommon for arches to collapse some as we age, high arches (cavus foot) do not typically progress to flat feet.
Various conditions such as posterior tibial tendon dysfunction, and trauma can result in flat feet.

In brief: Not typically

While it is not uncommon for arches to collapse some as we age, high arches (cavus foot) do not typically progress to flat feet.
Various conditions such as posterior tibial tendon dysfunction, and trauma can result in flat feet.
Dr. Robert Leland
Dr. Robert Leland
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Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Time will tell

With aging there may be some collapse, but usually if the arches collapse significantly there is usually a reason.

In brief: Time will tell

With aging there may be some collapse, but usually if the arches collapse significantly there is usually a reason.
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
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Dr. Richard Zimon
It is a bit less likely but as Dr P says "Time will tell!"!
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