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How To Get Rid Of Flat Feet
Orthotics/Surgery: Orthotics are conservative treatment for flat feet but will not fix them. The only way to reconstruct a fallen arch is to undergo surgical reconstruction. Depending on your symptoms and how your foot presents will dictate which procedure(s) will need to be performed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Hello doctor I have flat feet what exercises I have to do to get rid of flat feet without any operation?
Improving support: Many times feet that flatten to much can put abnormal stress on the legs. The main muscles that control foot function are in the leg. Improving shoe gear, wearing better shoes, can help. Sometimes extra support is needed to adequately improve function. Discuss with your foot specialists if discomfort persists. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have bone degeneration and flat foot i suffer from too much pain in ankle and heel.Can u suggest me how to get rid of the problem ?
How can I get rid of my chronic athletes foot? I always wear socks and wash my shoes regularly, but it seems particularly bad in my work flats
Improve function: Wearing good shoes and supports is the best protection you have for your feet. Avoid barefoot. Improving the way the foot works will decrease the wear and tear not only to your feet, but also knees, legs hips and low back. Discuss with your foot specialists. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Awareness, Genetics: Things like bad posture and flat feet most often have to do with the skeletal structure one was born with. Posture can be improved upon with exercises such as pilates and yoga, and increased awareness of one's carriage. Flat feet are, sadly, permanent. One cannot create arches where they do not exist. However if the flat feet are symptomatic, orthotics or other devices can be most helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a small arch, flat feet, not a severe one. What should I do? Will it damage my lifespan or how should I prevent future risks from flat feet?
Does a 7yr old need surgery for over pronation and flat feet that is causing pain that sometimes prevent her from playing?
Depends: It all depends on the severity of the deformity, as well as whether it is flexible or rigid. If it is a flexible deformity, a good pair of orthotics can help to maintain better alignment and help with pain and fatigue. For severe deformities, surgical options should be considered. Arthroeresis is usually the option, as the patient is not skeletally mature enough for major reconstruction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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