Flat Feet


Specialty of Orthopaedic Surgery

Flatfoot is the lack of normal arch in the foot because the tendons in the area are loose. The causes of this condition, which is not detected until two years may be inherited or caused by aging, injury or illness. In general, flat feet do not cause pain when walking, but should always use a wide, comfortable and flexible shoe, which is well ventilated and have good tread to avoid discomfort. In cases where flat feet cause pain when walking, wearing orthopedic shoes or orthotics it is recommended. And in the most severe cases of flat feet you can opt for surgery to repair the tendon that causes lack of arch in the foot.

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