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Several: There are a number of treatments for flat feet, depending on the specific mechanics involved. X-rays and a good exam will identify the level of deformity and then treatment can be prescribed. As with most treatments, start conservatively and progress to surgery only if non-surgical measures fail. The recent subtalar implant is fairly effective , but carries surgical risks that orthotics don't. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Surgery: If having constant pian, then surgery would be the option. ...Read more
Is there any type of cure or surgery to help with fallen arch flat foot on left foot and. Does it work ? I use orthotics .
Best to Ask & Ask: There is a surgery to correct just about anything that is perceived to be wrong with a foot. Most of the surgeries work pretty well and have a predictably good outcome. Some, well, can have more risk and need to considered thoughtfully. There are several ways to treat a "fallen" arch, your best answer would be to seek several opinions from specialists familiar with the various treatment options. ...Read more
May not be any...: Flat feet do not, in and of themselves, hurt. Sometimes they can affect ankle, knee, and hip alignment. Some people never have any problems with flat feet, while others may be predisposed to developing more stress through other joints ( most commonly, the knees). If you are having pain, get it checked out by a sports medicine physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm flatfooted and have issues when I do hard-core workouts, what are some good sneaker options? Thanks!
See a: Podiatrist. They can give excellent guidance regarding footwear and arch supports. ...Read more
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