Losing weight may help some people. A brace or splint may help to maintain a normal foot position, physical therapy can help with gait, and nerve stimulation sometimes helps to lift the foot. During walking it not only lifts the heel, but also flexes the knee, assisted by the plantaris. Check those toes. Wearing tight shoes or high heels now and then for a night out won't cause lasting damage.
These tendons divide before their insertions and the tendons of flexor digitorum longus pass through these divisions. Underpronation supination Underpronation of foot An individual who underpronates also initially strikes the ground on the lateral side of the heel. Shoe fashions come and go, but a lifetime of wearing comfortable shoes is one of the best preventive measures you can take to ensure your mobility.