What causes high-arched feet?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

High-arched feet may be due to the way the bones of the feet grew during childhood. They may also be due to neurological problems, such as neuromuscular diseases, that affect muscle tone. The condition may be hereditary and the severity of the problem may depend on the cause.

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