How does flat feet cause lower back pain?

Poor mechanics. Not everyone with flat feet will get low back pain. The feet, knees, hips, and low back are all connected like a chain. If you injure or change the mechanics of any part in the chain it can hurt the other parts. Some people with flat feet turn their ankles in which can result in poor alignment through the knees and hips ultimately resulting in low back pain.
The flatfeet. Throws off the biomechanics of the structural skeleton putting increased strain on the lower back.

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