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Ankle Pain Flat Feet
A fallen arch is commonly known as a flatfoot. The foot loses the arch on the inner side of foot. This is also known as pes planus and there can be either a flexible version and a rigid version. A flexible version is flat only when weight is applied on the foot; a rigid version is flat when the foot is off and when the foot is on ...Read more
'Flat feet': Yes. Medial arch and/or transverse arch loss can cause foot and ankle pain by changing the normal 'architecture' of walking. A foot& ankle orthopedist consultation to address the 'flat feet' would be recommended to assess the need fir orthotics. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is there any brace/support for flat foot, metatarsalgia and chronically painful ankle? (on the same leg)
I am having moderate to severe ankle pain and don't know if it's from my diabetic neuropathy or Achillies tendinitis or fallen arches I got custom ankle foot orthotics made but they don't help and I was getting tramadol for pain which was helping till I c
Neuropathy: You mention a number of concerns that strongly suggest diabetes not well controlled.Please start with your diabetes specialist (if you have been seen by one) or have your primary doctor refer you to a diabetes specialist. Depending on what is found by your doctor you may need to see a foot specialist. Hope all works out - please keep me posted. ...Read more
My knees and ankles are hurting due to flat feet, overpronation and old injuries. Is there a way to treat all of these conditions?
Child has really flat feet causing pain and ankles look like they are rolling inwards. Shoukd she have X-ray done?
4yr old has flat feet and ankles look like they go in a lil but causing him no pain. Should he see a dr and needs treated?
Usually not: Flexible flat feet, otherwise known as pes planovalgus is really common in children and usually does not cause any problems. Usually treatment, which usually begins with trying an orthotic , is reserved for if the child. Develops sores, calluses, or pain. Children often grow out of it. Thank you for the question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Child has flat feet and it looks like her ankles are rolling inwards and she does have pain. Dr sending her to pt for orthotics is this the right dr?
Orthotics: I agree with dr batelli only podiatrists are the one's to see for orthotics. In my many years of practice I have yet to see a pt do rothotics correctly. That says it all . Plus your pt cannot take xrays , prescribe meds, etc. See the real specialist - your podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Spent 2 hours at Podiatristat to treat my flat feet and ankles. Rt ankle initially better but futher aggrevation after appointment brought pain back.
Hard to say: Without knowing your diagnosis or evaluating your condition, there's no way to know. I would guess that you had some P.T. while there. many problems require multiple treatments and take time to resolve. ...Read more
I have flat feet & recently i started working on my feet my ankles always hurt especially the ankke bone what can this be?
Have overpronation flat feet & wear orthotics. Have narrow heels & ankles shoes often slip up & down. What 2 do?
During her walk today and noticed she has slightly flat feet. Could this be the cause of her having sore ankles at times?
I have had ankle issues since childhood and also flat feet now. I've tried every type of OTC brace but nothing helps. What can I do?
Have flat feet and not sure if have knock knees, when I stand up straight knees bend in, when I put them together ankles don't touch. How can I tell?
Included in the normal anatomy of the foot is what is known as the plantar or longitudinal arch. A normal arch protects excessive weight bearing to occur in certain parts of the foot. In flat foot, this arch is reduced in size. Mild cases may not cause symptoms, severe cases can potentially cause ...Read more
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