Heel Pain – The High Arched Foot

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Plantar fasciitis can occur when the ligament that supports the arch of the foot is strained. It may be more common in people who have high arches or feet that are flat. Jobs that require standing, walking or running on hard surfaces for long period may be more likely to develop this condition. They include athletes, soldiers, surgeons, waiters and hair dressers. It may also be the result of weight gain or old age. Ill-fitting and worn out shoes can contribute to the discomfort. Symptoms or orthotics may help provide stability and alleviate pain when walking. They also reduce pressure on the foot and help with shock absorption.

Nike Pegasus provides a bit more cushioning for less shock but maintains the motion flexibility, helping your foot rotate and distribute the remaining impact. Particularly your heel benefits from the extra foam cushion and the main purpose of the extra cushioning is to offer this as a suitable solution to slightly overweight runners. Even with the extra foam, it maintains the lightweight quality at 1.6pounds. High arches occur when the interior section of the foot is raised and the front and back of the foot compensate the pressure. Although this condition is less common than “flat feet” it still can be painful and require extra foot support.

Very few people actually have neutral arches. Podiatrists and other foot care specialists estimate that 85% of all people either have low arches (flat feet) or high arches. Considering this fact, it is no wonder so many people experience some foot pain resulting from improper foot arch function. As we walk or run, our foot adjusts to the movement, which is called pronation. Pronation allows for our foot to slightly turn right before impact to allow for the surface we are walking or running on an read more Hannan says she believes the study is the first to examine the association between foot problems and genetics. Who Has Foot Problems

Symptoms of a cavus foot type are higher arch than normal while standing. Sometimes the heel is seen to be angled inward as well as the toes appearing to be drawn inward. People with a cavus foot type also sometimes develop clawtoes as the toes will be curled up like claws. Frequent ankle sprains may also occur as the foot has a tendancy to roll over on the outside of the ankle with a higher arch. Conditions such as plantarflexed metatarsals , Haglund’s deformity , and equinus may co-exist. Some problems may be unnoticed until the person takes up heavier levels of activity, like running.

Achilles bursitis, also known as retrocalcaneal bursitis, is a common overuse injury in runners, hockey players, football player and many other athletes. Improper shoe gear and too much, too soon, too fast syndrome are usually the cause of this pain in the heel. It can also be seen in non-athletes who wear poor shoe gear or low cut shoes. Often it is seen in people with rigid, high arched feet. The science of biomechanics has provided much of the framework from which functional foot orthotics have evolved. Lower extremity biomechanics is concerned with the study of gait, foot stability, propulsion and muscle action, and how they relate to human motion.

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