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A 40-year-old member asked:

Can a prosthetic foot bend and arch like a normal foot?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
?: I have not seen one yet that does. With the technology we have today, i would not be surprised but no I have not seen one like this.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Not well: The prosthetic foot doe not have the flexibility that a foot has.There will be a arch but it will not raise and lower like a foot.

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