Can you help ?Posted by Mike M on 3/18/03 at 06:11 (113279)
I have a high arched pronating foot according to one pod I've seen. What sort of orthotics do I need ?
In the past I've had orthotics which have a rear post which pushes my foot onto the medial side, is that correct ? Orthotics have never been very successful.
Re: Can you help ?DRZ on 3/18/03 at 06:48 (113280)
The goal is to control the abnormal pronation. Pushing the foot into the medial arch area contributes to pronation. I need to know what foot problem are you correcting. Plantar fasciitis?
Re: Dr ZMike M on 3/18/03 at 08:57 (113296)
Been told I don't have PF, more likely biomechanical problem.
Never had 1st step pain, and pain relieved immediately I sit down.
Re: Dr ZDr. Z on 3/18/03 at 12:51 (113327)
It is very important to know what the diagnosis is and why your need biomechanical control. Usually this is for foot/ankle/knee and or lower back pain. For just foot pain the typical diagnosis is plantar fasciitis and or posterior tibialis tendonitis