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High Arched Feet

High arches? High arched foot types can come with their own special list of problems.

You can inherit high arches, however they can also occur as a result of a nerve and muscle problems. A high arched foot type is typically a poor shock absorber  resulting in back  pain, knee pain, shin pain, ankle pain and arthritis in the arch a loading of the outside of the foot. Higher arched foot types are also very prone to ankle sprains.

If you are concerned about high arches an Active Foot Clinic Podiatrist will thoroughly assess your high arched feet during  a biomechanical assessment. They will also analyse your walking pattern, and give advice regarding appropriate footwear. Orthotics may also be useful in improving shock absorption by promoting a more even distribution of forces relieving any associated pain.

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