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How good are the implants to prevent flat feet arches?

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Dr. Oliver Wang
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Effective if

Depending on weight, age, and flexibility of the foot the implants can help.
Generally the implants work bests in pediatric patients and flexible foot types. You have to assess the foot in three planes before deciding which type of surgery will be helpful.

In brief: Effective if

Depending on weight, age, and flexibility of the foot the implants can help.
Generally the implants work bests in pediatric patients and flexible foot types. You have to assess the foot in three planes before deciding which type of surgery will be helpful.
Dr. Oliver Wang
Dr. Oliver Wang
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Dr. Michael Wynn
Podiatry

In brief: Implants

The implants are not to prevent fallen arches.
...They are a surgical treatment for flexible flat foot. They are placed in the subtalar joint ( joint just below your ankle joint ). There has been some wonderful success. But, they are not for everyone. There is a set of criteria ..... That needs to be met before one can qualify.

In brief: Implants

The implants are not to prevent fallen arches.
...They are a surgical treatment for flexible flat foot. They are placed in the subtalar joint ( joint just below your ankle joint ). There has been some wonderful success. But, they are not for everyone. There is a set of criteria ..... That needs to be met before one can qualify.
Dr. Michael Wynn
Dr. Michael Wynn
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