Cavus Foot (High-Arched Foot)

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This condition is an abnormally high arch of the foot that results in an excessive amount of body weight being directed to the ball and heel of the foot. Cavus foot can be congenital or acquired, may develop at any age, and can affect one or both feet.

What is a cavus foot (high-arched foot)?

This detailed video describes the condition of cavus foot, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Treatment depends on the underlying cause of the problem. If the cavus foot has resulted from a nerve or muscle disorder, the underlying cause will be treated. In many cases, surgery is needed to correct the deformity.