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Mild Pes Planus Deformity
Pain: Pain in arches of feet, pain along sides of ankle. In advanced cases pain can come from arthritic joints in the foot. ...Read more
Have mild-moderate Overpronation/flat feet & wear orthotics. OK to wear stabilizing athletic sneakers without orthotics? Same support?
Not as supportive: It is okay to wear athletic shoes without orthotics, but you will not get the same level of support for your arch. Custom orthotics conform to your arch and can help limit excessive pronation. The best combination for support is to wear custom orthotics with a stable athletic shoe. This becomes even more important if you participate in high-impact activities like running. ...Read more
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?
Flatfeet: Because both parents have flatfeet it probably is hereditary. Treatment at this point would be good supportive tennis shoes. At some point when more mature perhaps an orthotic would be appropriate. ...Read more
Is it possible to have some of the signs of Marfan or Ehlers-Danlos without having a connective tissue syndrome? Mild pectus, flat feet, long arms
Marfan: Yes you can have Marfan based on several different criteria but Ehlers is different ...Read more
Have flexible pes planus/overpronation which is inherited. Can ligaments become more overstretched loose?
Numb = nerve: Pes planus, or flat feet, can be normal in some people & cause no problems. In others, it can cause issues. Numbness is not commonly linked to pes planus, but think nerve such as Morton's neuroma or referred nerve symptoms to the foot from the tarsal tunnel, lower leg or low back. Talking to a doc can give you more answers. If I can help, then join my care team at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
Hello! Occasionally when I put pressure on my left knee, the area below the patella would hurt. Should I be worried regarding it? Thanks! I have a few current problems such as severe pes planus, leg length discrepancy, Achilles Tendonitis, plantar fasciit
Flat vs pronation: Flat feet are a structural problem which may not always be bad. Pronation is motion in the foot that allows the foot to adapt to uneven surfaces. Over pronation are excessive pronation causes the ligaments of the foot to relax to long allow strain on ligaments and foot deformities, such as bunions hammer toes neuromas joint pain and arthritis. ...Read more
It Depends: Orthopaedic conditions such as flat feet only requiring "fixing" if symptommatic. A variety of surgical and non-surgical options exist but need to be tailored to your particular condition. Go to www. Aofas. Org to find an orthopaedic foot and ankle specialist in your area for more specific information. ...Read more
Not always: Flat feet in themselves do not necessary cause problems. How these feet function is much more important. Excessive pronation which is often found with many flat feet is actually much more of a factor. A higher arched foot which excessively pronates and functions poorly is much more troublesome than a flat foot which does not. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, as long as you are not having constant pain. ...Read more
Flat foot refers to a kiss in the normal
Longitudinal arch of the foot, it can be flexible or rigid. Signs of flat foot can include abnormal shoe wear and sores and calluses that develop on the inside of the foot. Don't hesitate to be seen as there are multiple good treatment options. ...Read more
Several: There are several ways. You could ask to compare your foot structure with other people. You can get your feet slightly damp and then stand on a white paper towel, then look for an arch after getting off the towel. The best way, consult your local area podiatrist. ...Read more
Maybe: Department of defense medical standards currently state that "current symptomatic pes planus (acquired (734) or congenital (754.6)) or history of pes planus corrected by prescription or custom orthotics is disqualifying." however, the majority of cases of flat feet do not cause any problems, and if you fall in that category you can join the marines, assuming you meet their other requirements. ...Read more
Surgery: The only way, to cure flatfeet is surgical correction. There are several surgeries available. Some are done in conjunction with each other. Go to hyprocure. Com for one option. Plus you'll just learn more about flatfeet. ...Read more