Pronounced: pez cay-vusEn Español (Spanish Version)
Pes cavus is an abnormally high arched foot. People with this condition place too much weight and stress on the ball and heel of the foot when standing or walking. This condition can begin at any age.
Last reviewedMay 2013by Michael Woods, MD
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