What is a Flat Foot?

A flat foot is a structural deformity resulting in the lowering of the arch of the foot. This is sometimes referred to as fallen arches. A person with a flat foot or a highly arched foot that is fairly painful is in need of treatment. People with flat feet may have ankle, knee, or low back pain

Causes

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  • Heredity

  • Arthritis

  • Trauma

  • Musculoskeletal disorders

What Can You Do?

  • Wear supportive shoes.

What Might The Podiatrist Do?

  • Perform a physical examination and gait analysis.

  • Perform x-rays.

  • Prescribe custom orthotics.

  • Perform surgery as indicated.

What Might A Podiatrist Do?

  • Perform a physical examination and gait analysis.

  • Perform x-rays.

  • Prescribe custom orthotics.

  • Perform surgery as indicated.