Correction of this poor alignment can be found by wearing Orthotic Arch Support Insoles. Good quality arch supports not only help to strengthen the arch but also offer shock absorption in the heel and forefoot areas. But, since no two people have the same foot, as all feet are unique, different people find different styles to be beneficial. The sad fact is that it is one of those things that creeps up on you and the early warnings can be missed. It is not like a sudden sprain or break in a limb. Instead,it's a gradual breakdown of tissue. During the movement screen, we examine your foot to determine if the movement in your foot is optimal. Specifically, the most common type of dysfunction in the foot that can lead to energy leaks is a pes planus. Pes planus, or flat feet, is a very common finding among the general population. When dynamically tested, individuals with pes planus will exhibit turning out of their feet and a collapse of the main arch of their feet (longitudinal arch). This finding can also contribute to the other findings within the movement screen. Cherry hemangiomas, sometimes also called strawberry marks, are a type of vascular birthmark, according to Children’s Hospital Boston. The mark is the result of an overgrowth of the endothelial cells that are inside blood vessels. Many hemangiomas, especially those in children, resolve themselves over time and do not require specific treatment, according to the Mayo Clinic. In rare cases, cherry hemangiomas on the eyelids can hamper vision and must be removed. Removal for most people is a cosmetic concern rather than a health threat. As far as drug therapy is concerned, the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or corticosteroid injections, is likely to provide relief from the pain. According to Dr. Gordon Hunter, in a paper prepared for The Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, about a quarter of people who have flat feet also have a restricted Achilles' tendon, sometimes called a heel cord contracture. For those with flat feet, adding tight heel cords to the mix limits function. Regular daily heel cord stretching is easily done by placing the hands about shoulder height on a wall and taking a step backward with one foot. Keeping the heel of that foot on the ground, bend the knee on the forward foot. Toe curls and heel raises may also help strengthen the muscles that support the arch. Flat feet, medically known as pes planus, is a problem where the arches of the feet collapse. Some people are born with flat feet (congenital pes planus deformity) others develop flat feet later in life as their joints become more lax. Statistically, more people have flat or low arches than high arches. Flat feet can cause many different types of foot problems to occur, making support to the arches a necessity. Painful fingertips and toes can have a number of causes, from a pinched nerve from sitting in one position for too long, to something more serious like a disease. If the pain reoccurs regularly, see your health care provider.