5 Things You Need to Know About Arch Support

Arch of Foot
Foot arches serve an important purpose. (Image: AlexandraWinters/iStock/Getty Images)

The arch of your foot is the curved portion of the inside of each of your feet. The arch usually starts just below the ball of the foot and the toes and extends to the heel. The width and length of the arch varies, but your arches should be about the same size and shape on both feet. Arches can shift and change shape as the body grows, so the size and curve of the arch may change from childhood to adulthood.

The arch of your foot is the curved portion of the inside of each of your feet. The arch usually starts just below the ball of the foot and the toes and extends to the heel. The width and length of the arch varies, but your arches should be about the same size and shape on both feet. Arches can shift and change shape as the body grows, so the size and curve of the arch may change from childhood to adulthood.

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