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Is it harmful to walk barefoot in the house all day if high arches?

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Dr. Robert Leland
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

If you are equally comfortable without shoes, go barefoot.

In brief: No

If you are equally comfortable without shoes, go barefoot.
Dr. Robert Leland
Dr. Robert Leland
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Could become painful

People with high arches place more pressure on the bottom of the heels and on the balls of the feet.
Waking without adequate arch support could lead to the painful condition of plantar fasciitis.

In brief: Could become painful

People with high arches place more pressure on the bottom of the heels and on the balls of the feet.
Waking without adequate arch support could lead to the painful condition of plantar fasciitis.
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
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Dr. Deep Patel
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

High arched feet have less shock absorption and thus will lead to pain on the bottom of the feet.
Wear cushioned house shoes with a mild to moderate arch.

In brief: Yes

High arched feet have less shock absorption and thus will lead to pain on the bottom of the feet.
Wear cushioned house shoes with a mild to moderate arch.
Dr. Deep Patel
Dr. Deep Patel
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