Flat Feet (Plantar Fasciitis)

A flat foot is a structural deformity resulting in the lowering of the arch of the foot. This is sometimes referred to as fallen arches. A person with a flat foot that is painful is in need of treatment. People with flat feet may have ankle, knee, or low back pain.

Flat Feet - Plantar Fasciitis

Symptoms

If you have athlete's foot, your feet will experience one or more of the following:

  • Lowered foot arch
  • Flat foot arch
  • Foot turning outwards
  • Ankle weakness
  • Foot pain

Causes

  • Heredity
  • Arthritis
  • Trauma
  • Musculoskeletal disorders

Prevention

  • Wear supportive shoes
  • Arch supports

Treatment

Flat feet can be comforted by foot supports. Foot supports will cradle the arches of your foot and help soothe pain in the legs and lower back

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Warning

We hope these suggestions improve your health and make you more comfortable. However, if you have any concerns about our advice, if any symptom persists for an unreasonable amount of time or if your condition worsens after self-treatment, we encourage you to consult a medical professional for further assistance. Please note, people with diabetes and poor circulation should always consult a medical professional before performing any self-treatment.
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