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High Arch

August 30, 2017 by Dr. Tammy Gephart
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High arch is an arch that is raised more than normal. The arch runs from the toes to the heel on the bottom of the foot. It is also know as pes cavus.

High arch is the opposite of flat feet.

Causes

High arches are much less common than flat feet. They are more likely to be caused by a bone (orthopedic) or nerve (neurological) condition.

Unlike flat feet, highly arched feet tend to be painful. This is so because more stress is placed on the section of the foot between the ankle and toes (metatarsals). This condition may make it difficult to fit into shoes. People who have high arches most often need foot support. A high arch can cause disability.

Symptoms

Symptoms include:

    • Difficulty fitting shoes
    • Foot pain with walking, standing, and running
    • Shortened foot length

We Can Help You !

Foot pain, no matter how mild, is not natural. If you are experiencing pain or noticing a change in your feet you should seek medical care right away. Early care can help prevent the condition from worsening. Contact Podiatry Group of Georgia today to schedule your appointment or book you appointment online.

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What are High Arch and How to Fix them! | Marietta Foot Doctor
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What are High Arch and How to Fix them! | Marietta Foot Doctor
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