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How are high-arched feet diagnosed?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

The height of the foot arch and deformities like calluses, hammer toes, and claw toes are indicative of high-arched feet. Injuries during exercise are also a possible indicator of high-arched feet. The manner in which you walk may also indicate high-arched feet. Other considerations include whether there is a history of high arches in your family and whether you have any neurological disorders.

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