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Can I Join The Marine Corps If I Have Flat Feet
Maybe: Department of defense medical standards currently state that "current symptomatic pes planus (acquired (734) or congenital (754.6)) or history of pes planus corrected by prescription or custom orthotics is disqualifying." however, the majority of cases of flat feet do not cause any problems, and if you fall in that category you can join the marines, assuming you meet their other requirements. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Several: There are several ways. You could ask to compare your foot structure with other people. You can get your feet slightly damp and then stand on a white paper towel, then look for an arch after getting off the towel. The best way, consult your local area podiatrist. ...Read more
I have flat feet that hurt me when stand for long time. Is there any exercise helps feet get normal shape?
I have flat feet and i'm slightly knock-kneed. What can I do to make it better or am I just stuck with them?
Hello doctors. I am 23 years old male (1.9m&92kg). I think I have flat feet. What are the drawbacks of flat feet? And what can I do about it?
Pain: Flat feet isn't necessarily a bad thing, but can lead to problems of pain, instability, deformity and disability. If you don't have access to a physician for evaluation in lebanon, than try supportive shoes (like runner's shoes). If you have access to a podiatrist, you may benefit from custom inserts to prevent further pain or deformity or an ankle foot orthosis if there is instability. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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