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A 44-year-old male asked:

I have flat feet & outer back heal of shoe wears fastest. can you have flat feet and supinate? i thought supination caused by high arch?

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Dr. jeffrey Trantalis, dpm
Podiatry 42 years experience
Outer heel strike : The heel strike from middle to outer heel is normal. The continuation of the foot strike through the gait cycle leads to pronation of the foot. Pronation is normal. Excessive pronation can be Detrimental leading to overuse injuries.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2020

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