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Is there a cure for flat foot?

Is there a cure for flat foot?

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 more

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Dr. Thomman Kuruvilla
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Flatfoot (Definition)

Flat foot describes the condition where the bones and supportive tissues of the foot are such that the normal arch of the bottom surface of the foot is absent, and the foot rests ...Read more


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How flat foot problem can be cured?

How flat foot problem can be cured?

No: There are no medications for flat feet, but a good pair of custom orthotics can help prevent some of the problems associated with it. For the most part flat feet are a genetic condition so you always had it and there is no cure. ...Read more

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Can you cure flat feet without surgery?

Can you cure flat feet without surgery?

No: there are supportive devices (orthotics) to prevent pain and if conservative measures do not resolve your pain surgery is often your only option. ...Read more

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I want cure my flat foot by surgery...So please tell me what to do?

I want cure my flat foot by surgery...So please tell me what to do?

Flat feet: First you need an evaluation and xrays. Then you can discuss with your podiatrist what needs to be done . Good luck. ...Read more

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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 .

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

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What is the best way to fix of flatfoot?

What is the best way to fix of flatfoot?

No best way: Each person is evaluated separately to discover where the worst deformity is and then a plan can be developed to fix it. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of flatfoot?

What are the most common symptoms of flatfoot?

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 more

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