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Is There Anything You Can Do For Flat Feet In Dancer
Usually not: Flat feet may be a problem in ballet, as a foot with a good arch is considered desirable for going on point. Having said that, many professional ballerinas have managed to have fine careers even with flat feet. If a flat foot prevents someone from being a ballerina, then i usually advise them to pick another form of dance.. I do not advise surgery solely to allow someone to dance. ...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
Evaluation: This would require a full and comprehensive evaluation by a physician trained in this area and for this age. There are a multitude of reasons for flat foot and as many ways to address. Generally, speaking treatment is conservative and in severe cases that will require surgery we wait until skeletal maturity surgery is achieved. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Flatfoot options: Symptomatic, painful flatfeet can be treated conservatively with orthotic devices, hi top shoes, and bracing (afo's) . If these options fail in relief, surgical intervention can be employed. These options depend on whether arthritis exists in the joint and degree of deformity. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there anything left to try i've had 4 pairs of orthotics all been destroyed by flat feet over pronation and plantar faciitis what else can I do?
Why do my toes spread apart when i put weight on them(standing , walking)....Is this related to my flat feet? Also can anything be done to fix them?
Instability: Flat feet are often unstable. This doesn't allow the small foot muscles to function properly, resulting in toe deformities. These deformities can sometimes be helped by custom foot orthotics, which can improve foot mechanics and support. See a podiatrist to be evaluated for these. Off-the-shelf devices seldom provide the same degree of support. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have flat feet and think i have knock knees don't want to go the doctors as feel I'm wasting their time, is there anything i can do??
Usually foot support: If you have fatigue or pain, and you are already wearing appropriate shoes, foot supports (orthoses) can be helpful in reducing abnormal flattening of the arches (pronation) which can cause increased strain on the insides of the knees. See a podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
X legs: Orthotics - custom inserts for the shoes would help the torquing effect on your hips and knees. A good arch support stops the hips and knees from internally rotating and flattening your feet out. There are some corrective surgical procedures available, but would need to have your hips, knees, and feet checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 34 months boy seems to have flat feet, he has no arch his father has the same condition and also me but mine is mild, is there anything i can do ?
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