Arch Pain

Gold Coast Arch Pain Treatment

Arch Pain Treatment

There are a few different muscles that run under the arch to hold it and provide your foot support. The arch of your foot supports your whole body weight which means the arch it comes under a lot of stress, and so is easily injured. Arch hight is important as different shapes of feet can indicate how much force your arch will take when walking.The muscles in the arch of your foot are easy to tear. A muscle tear is very, very painful. The good news is Arch pain can easily be relieved using professionally fitted Custom Orthotics. Book today & get back to being Pain Free & Enjoying Life.

There are 3 arches in the foot. Medial, lateral and transverse

What Is Arch Pain

Arch pain in the foot is usually caused by a strain or sprain of the muscle tibialis posterior. This muscle is responsible of supporting the arch. The arch is easily over worked and overused, and so is highly susceptible to injury.

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Risk Factors 

  • Rolling in of feet (pronation)
  • Flat feet (low arch)
  • Genetics
  • Tight calf muscles
  • Training surfaces
  • Incorrect footwear
  • Not warming up, or cooling down
  • Leg length difference
  • High Arch feet

Signs & Symptoms

  • Pain on the inside arch
  • More pain as exercise / time on feet increases
  • Mild swelling around the arch
  • brushing around the arch of the foot
  • pain with pressure on the arch
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Preventing Arch Pain

  • Gradual increases in training loads
  • Custom Orthotics
  • Correct Footwear
  • Warm up and cool down