(Cavus Foot; High Arched Foot; Claw Foot)
- Foot pain
- Stiff joints
- Pain when standing and/or walking
- Claw toes
- Foot drop—the foot does not flex up
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American Academy of Family Physicians http://familydoctor.org
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons http://www.foothealthfacts.com
American Podiatric Medical Association http://www.apma.org
Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine http://www.podiatryinfocanada.ca
Canadian Podiatric Medical Association http://www.podiatrycanada.org
Cavus foot (high-arched foot). American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons website. Available at: http://www.foothealthfacts.org/Content.aspx?id=1409&terms=cavus%20foot. Updated December 18, 2009. Accessed May 1, 2013.
Shoe inserts and prescription custom orthotics. American Podiatric Medical Association website. Available at: http://www.apma.org/Learn/FootHealth.cfm?ItemNumber=988. Accessed May 1, 2013.
Pes cavus. DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Accessed January 19, 2011. Accessed May 1, 2013.
Skinner HB. Current Orthopedics. 4th ed. United States: McGraw-Hill Companies;2006: Chapter 9, Foot & Ankle Surgery.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 05/2013 -
- Update Date: 03/18/2013 -
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