Pes Cavus Symptoms

Pes Cavus Symptoms:

Common complaints generally associated with pes cavus include pain under the heads of the metatarsals and heel, frequent lateral ankle sprains and repeated footwear issues.  There are a number of symptoms associated with pes cavus, however, one can not assume that they have pes cavus even if they experience each of the below listed symptoms.  If you do experience any of the below symptoms however, please consult your doctor.

List of common Pes Cavus Symptoms:

  • Foot Drop
  • Inbalance/Instability of the foot region
  • Pain in the metatarsal heads
  • Frequent lateral ankle sprains
  • Hammertoes
  • Pain while walking
  • Pain while standing
  • Stiffness in the lower leg and foot joints
  • Overall foot pain
  • Claw Toes
  • Sesamoid Pain

Now as we mentioned previously, even if you are suffering from all of the above listed pes cavus symptoms, you may not have pes cavus.  Only a doctor can accurately determine whether you are suffering from pes cavus.  If you are however finding that your shoes give you consistent pain, take a look at our pes cavus shoe recommendations page found here.

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