Arch Nemesis: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Flat Feet
Although rheumatoid arthritis (RA) medications can effectively slow disease progression and protect your feet, the risk for collapsed arches remains. Over time you might notice changes in the way your ... can't correct a foot that has fallen flat and ...
Plantar Fasciitis: Overcoming Heel and Arch Pain Naturally
When that ligament is overworked it leads to the classic symptoms of heel and arch pain which worsens when you get up to walk after periods of rest. Understand that this isn't the kind of pain you experience after being on your feet all day at work or ...
My Left Foot: The High Costs of Fallen Arches
The next surgeon wanted to schedule me for surgery in a week. I realized there ... no arches at all, causing my body to compensate in ways that caused serious pain in my back and knees. I could see why the military used to defer draftees with flat feet.
Arch supports, surgery are options for flat feet
Is there anything that can be done for flat feet? Yes, there are lots of options, from simple arch supports to custom-made orthotic devices to foot reconstruction surgery -- decidedly ... also called fallen arches, can lead to feet "as flat as a pancake ...
Causes for Fallen Arches
Fallen arches have many causes. If you have fallen arches, or flat feet, the normal arch in the middle of your ... have any symptoms. However, fallen arches can lead to foot pain, fatigue or more serious conditions. If fallen arches alter the way you ...