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Flat Feet Ankle Injuries And Disorders
My knees and ankles are hurting due to flat feet, overpronation and old injuries. Is there a way to treat all of these conditions?
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
Can flat foot be made normal curve foot, am very prone to ankle injuries and in last year august had a ACL reconstruction surgery am overweight also?
I have flat foot and an ankle that hurts all the time due to an injury a long time ago but never heals properly. Should I use a brace? and what type?
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
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 2 more doctor answers
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