A 25-year-old male asked:
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how to deal with flat foot?

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Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Relax: Flat feet may or may not be anything to worry about. If you've always had flat feet, you leave it alone. You don't need anything except maybe using wide comfortable shoes. If you are getting worsening flat foot, especially associated with pain, you should be evaluated by a foot and ankle specialist.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
An new flat foot: Foot dhape varies many painless feet have no arch if this is a new painful flatfoot see a orthopedic foot and ankle specialist dr hanson in seattle is the best my opinion if you have had flat feet since childhood and are painless love who you are painless feet are a gift not all flat feet are pathologic the army stopped kicking solidiers out for them years ago as many flat feet perfotm well if.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated: Have your feet evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. You may benefit with use of custom foot orthoces.
Answered on Jun 11, 2017

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