Orthotic Therapy for Flat Feet and Fallen Arches
- Rest and ice are recommended for pain relief and edema reduction.
- Exercises for stretching
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are commonly used to relieve pain.
- Therapy for the physical body
- Orthotic devices, shoe modifications, braces, or casts are examples of treatment options.
- Corticosteroids and other anti-inflammatory drugs are injected into the body.
How do you get rid of arches in your feet?
Using your foot, roll the ball down your foot and into your arch, moving the ball carefully. Continue to roll the ball beneath your foot in order to massage the affected areas. Perform this for 5–10 minutes at a time. When you stretch your calves, you can help reduce stiffness or soreness in your feet, particularly in the arches.
What are the most common causes of arch pain?
Having a high arch foot, also known as supinated foot, is another frequent foot malformation that can result in arch discomfort. The condition is defined by the inability of the sole of the foot to flatten when bearing weight, which can result in discomfort in the arch of the foot, as well as in the ankles, calves, knees, and lower back, among other places.
What is arch pain and how do you treat it?
Arch discomfort is a typical complaint among people who have flat feet. This condition is more common in runners and other athletes, although it can also occur in those who are less physically active. In any activity when you’re on your feet, the arch of your foot, which runs from your toes to your heel, plays a critical function in maintaining your balance and stability.
Why does foot arch pain improve during the day?
After waking up in the morning, your plantar fascia (arch ligament) heats up and becomes less painful, only for the discomfort to return later in the day as it gets inflamed once again. It is a bony growth on the heel bone (Calcaneus) at the site where the Plantar fascia joins to the heel bone that is known as a heel spur.