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How does one get flat feet?

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Dr. Robert Conenello
Sports Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Genetics

It's inherited. The other possibilities could be traumatic or degeneration due to metabolic conditions.

In brief: Genetics

It's inherited. The other possibilities could be traumatic or degeneration due to metabolic conditions.
Dr. Robert Conenello
Dr. Robert Conenello
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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Post tin rupture

Mostly it is genetic but can be acquired with a posterior tibial is tendon rupture.

In brief: Post tin rupture

Mostly it is genetic but can be acquired with a posterior tibial is tendon rupture.
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
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Dr. Eric Bluman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: Multiple paths

Most common way is degenerative condition in which tendon and ligaments near the arch of your foot give way.
Less commonly it can be due to bone fractures in the midfoot or arthritis in some of the midfoot joints.

In brief: Multiple paths

Most common way is degenerative condition in which tendon and ligaments near the arch of your foot give way.
Less commonly it can be due to bone fractures in the midfoot or arthritis in some of the midfoot joints.
Dr. Eric Bluman
Dr. Eric Bluman
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