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?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
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.
40 viewsReviewed Sep 29, 2020
Last updated Sep 29, 2020
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.