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Square Triangle
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(01-24-2011, 12:11 AM)
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Nearly every day I have aches and pains from my feet after getting off work. I've tried multiple types of shoes and even had custom made inserts made to help relieve the stress my arches endure. Sometimes even my heel will hurt from the pain of the arch =/

Has anyone tried those Dr. Scholls custom fit machines found at grocery stores and malls? Everyone that I've seen has looked DISGUSTING that I do not want to take my shoe off for it.

Worst of all, having high arches limits all the awesome shoes out there. =(

Life is in shambles.
Kentpaul
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(01-24-2011, 12:14 AM)
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Nike airmax classics.
BertramCooper
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(01-24-2011, 12:14 AM)
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I have the opposite problem.

I hate my flat feet.
CygnusXS
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(01-24-2011, 12:15 AM)
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Originally Posted by BertramCooper

I have the opposite problem.

I hate my flat feet.

I feel your pain, brother.
Square Triangle
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(01-24-2011, 12:16 AM)
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Originally Posted by Kentpaul

Nike airmax classics.

You have high arches and have used these before I'm assuming?
Evenball
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(01-24-2011, 12:17 AM)
flat as a pancake here. :/
mjc
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(01-24-2011, 12:18 AM)
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Nope but I have really flat feet.
blame space
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(01-24-2011, 12:18 AM)
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my feet are so flat I did that dr scholle's thing at the store and it told me to take my shoes off (i was in my socks).
Let me in
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(01-24-2011, 12:21 AM)
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I have a high arch but I've only experienced that issue when I wear shoes that have "arch support" i.e. they have a big curve in the middle that contours your arch. WRONG.

You have to wear flat shoes that don't have any bump in the middle. Like skateboarding shoes or high top sneakers. Anything, just as long as the sole is flat.
Square Triangle
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(01-24-2011, 12:22 AM)
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Originally Posted by Let me in

I have a high arch but I've only experienced that issue when I wear shoes that have "arch support" i.e. they have a big curve in the middle that contours your arch. WRONG.

You have to wear flat shoes that don't have any bump in the middle. Like skateboarding shoes or high top sneakers. Anything, just as long as the sole is flat.


Why would the Podiatrist make arch support inserts then?
marathonfool
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(01-24-2011, 12:25 AM)
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Originally Posted by Square Triangle

Why would the Podiatrist make arch support inserts then?

Arch support is for flat feet. Because the arch collapses.
Square Triangle
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(01-24-2011, 12:28 AM)
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Now I'm just confused. So if you HAVE high arches use uncomfortable skateboarding shoes? Leaving an area of space between the arch and the shoe.
CHEEZMO™
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(01-24-2011, 12:31 AM)
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Normal-arched Egyptian feet here!

Boastful drive-by post.
Gaborn
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(01-24-2011, 12:38 AM)
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My arches are fine, but my feet are EXTREMELY wide, I wear a 4E width, which is very very wide. I will never forget in elementary school we were doing a basic math lesson on volume and we calculated our shoes volume by putting... I think it was marbles into one of our shoes. I was one of the smaller sizes but I had by far the largest volume because of the width.
Entropia
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(01-24-2011, 12:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by BertramCooper

I have the opposite problem.

I hate my flat feet.

Yup.
threenote
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(01-24-2011, 12:39 AM)
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I have the complete opposite problem.
bounchfx
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(01-24-2011, 12:40 AM)
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I have a high arch and a wide foot, it's annoying as fuck. I used to skateboard when I was younger, but just couldn't do it for more than 20-30 minutes at a time without extreme pain.

I run now, but even then it just becomes pain after a 25 minutes. ugh.
Poyunch
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(01-24-2011, 12:42 AM)
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I have normal arched feet. :D
Let me in
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(01-24-2011, 12:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by Square Triangle

Now I'm just confused. So if you HAVE high arches use uncomfortable skateboarding shoes? Leaving an area of space between the arch and the shoe.

Wearing flat shoes is as close as you can get to not wearing shoes at all, which would be ideal but of course impossible. Your arch is already supporting your walk, so you don't need "support."

Just trust me, I walk on a concrete floor all day long with my flat Converse basketball shoes and I never have pain. Flat shoes for the win.
Masta_Killah
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(01-24-2011, 12:51 AM)
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These Nike Free's or those toe shoes.
Stabby McSter
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(01-24-2011, 01:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by BertramCooper

I have the opposite problem.

I hate my flat feet.

my left foot has a high arch. my right foot is flat. best of both worlds!

... :(
ch0mp
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(01-24-2011, 05:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by Square Triangle

Why would the Podiatrist make arch support inserts then?

You've heard the phrase 'to make a rod for your own back' ?

I used to get some heel pain/Plantar Fasciitis when I was at work (mostly standing up all day). It was worst when I got up after sleeping though, it got to the stage where I couldn't walk. I tried softer insoles, support etc. The only thing that helped was changing my shoes. Now I wear Dunlop Volleys and some random skate shoes with no pain at all.
Alaskanbullworm
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(01-24-2011, 05:33 AM)
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I have absolutely no arch in either foot and I blame that for the freak incident where I broke my femur a couple of years ago. Been wearing supports for over 10 years now. It sucks.
Magnus
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(01-24-2011, 05:48 AM)

Originally Posted by BertramCooper

I have the opposite problem.

I hate my flat feet.

Same here
Aesius
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(01-24-2011, 05:55 AM)
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My wet foot prints are actually convex. My feet are ridiculously flat. It sucks ass, but I hear that having extremely high arches is just as crappy.

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