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How does aging affect women's feet and arches?

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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry

In brief: Flattens with time

Most feet will elongate with time.
Ligaments and tendons can stretch with time. The allows the arch to flatten overtime causing the foot to become longer. It is not unusual to increase foot length 1-2 shoe sizes during your adult lifetime. This is why it is important to try on shoes before purchasing. Dr l.

In brief: Flattens with time

Most feet will elongate with time.
Ligaments and tendons can stretch with time. The allows the arch to flatten overtime causing the foot to become longer. It is not unusual to increase foot length 1-2 shoe sizes during your adult lifetime. This is why it is important to try on shoes before purchasing. Dr l.
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