Pes Cavus or High Arch? What is this? What causes this problem? Is it curable? What are the signs and symptoms? How can homeopathy help you? All of this and more answered, in this post and of course our doctors always there to help you. Just fill in your details in the form down below and we will answer all your questions for FREE!
What is cavus foot?
It is a condition which is characterized by high arch of the foot that does not flatten with weightbearing. Due to this condition an excessive amount of weight is placed on the ball and heel of the foot while walking or standing.
The deformity can be located in any part of the foot( forefoot, the midfoot, the hindfoot), or a combination of these sites.
What causes pes cavus?
-Malunion of calcaneal or talar fractures
-Neuromuscular disease (such as muscular dystrophy, Charcot-Marie-Tooth, spinal cord tumors, poliomyelitis, cerebral palsy)
What are the symptoms?
How do you treat high arches?
• -Wearing correct shoes may help in pain and improve your walking.
• -Braces for positioning the foot or treat foot drop
• -Orthotic devices
Surgery in rare cases.
Is there any complications?
• -Nerve injury
• -Recurrence of deformity
• -Chronic pain
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