Getting an Arch Back in Your Foot
Having an arch in your foot is important for providing support and stability when you walk, run, or stand. If you have flat feet, or fallen arches, it can cause pain and discomfort. Fortunately, there are a few ways to help get your arch back.
Stretching exercises can help strengthen the muscles in your feet and ankles that support the arch. Try doing calf stretches by standing with one foot behind the other and leaning forward onto the front leg. You should feel a stretch in the calf of the back leg. Hold this position for 30 seconds and then switch legs. You can also do toe curls by sitting on a chair and curling your toes up towards your shin. Hold this position for 10 seconds and then relax.
Arch supports are designed to provide extra cushioning and support to the arch of your foot. They come in different shapes and sizes to fit any type of shoe. Wearing arch supports can help reduce pain and discomfort caused by flat feet or fallen arches.
Orthotics are custom-made inserts that fit into your shoes to provide extra support for your feet. They are designed to correct any imbalances in your gait or posture that may be causing pain or discomfort. Orthotics can also help improve balance and reduce fatigue when walking or running.