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How could i correct high foot arch?

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

There is no way to "correct" the structure of your foot (non surgically).
If symptommatic, orthotics can be used to "adjust" the foot. If truly symptommatic, surgical options exist.

In brief: Not possible

There is no way to "correct" the structure of your foot (non surgically).
If symptommatic, orthotics can be used to "adjust" the foot. If truly symptommatic, surgical options exist.
Dr. Robert Leland
Dr. Robert Leland
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In brief: Arch supports

If you have a high arched foot that causes some pain, look for shoes that have more arch support in them, or have them made.
If you have callusing, you may need to see a podiatrist. Sometimes, as a rule, surgery is not performed for high arched (cavus) feet unless very severe, and the patient understands it can be extensive in scope and recovery...And you will still need supportive shoes!

In brief: Arch supports

If you have a high arched foot that causes some pain, look for shoes that have more arch support in them, or have them made.
If you have callusing, you may need to see a podiatrist. Sometimes, as a rule, surgery is not performed for high arched (cavus) feet unless very severe, and the patient understands it can be extensive in scope and recovery...And you will still need supportive shoes!
Dr. Joseph Newman
Dr. Joseph Newman
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In brief: Why

Why do you want to correct it? If you are having pain in a high arched foot, it is often a problem with shock absorption.
This can be easily fixed by careful shoe choices and cushioned inserts. If your motivation is appearance, the only way to change foot structure is surgery and it is a fairly complex procedure, with the possibility of a less than ideal outcome. Be happy with a painfree foot.

In brief: Why

Why do you want to correct it? If you are having pain in a high arched foot, it is often a problem with shock absorption.
This can be easily fixed by careful shoe choices and cushioned inserts. If your motivation is appearance, the only way to change foot structure is surgery and it is a fairly complex procedure, with the possibility of a less than ideal outcome. Be happy with a painfree foot.
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
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