Flat Feet, Flat Foot
Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms?
- Flattened arches
- Soles of the feet that touch the ground when standing
- Pain in the heel or arch of the foot or pain in the ankles and knees
- Pain that worsens with activity
Flat foot is a condition where the arch of the foot is flat and the sole touches the ground when standing. People can be born with flat feet or may develop them over time with the wear and tear of aging. Many people with flat feet experience no pain, but some develop pain in the arches and ankles or problems in the ankles and knees due to misaligned structure.
You should seek treatment for flat feet if you are experiencing pain in your arches, ankles, or knees due to a flattened arch.
Treatments may include surgical and non-surgical procedures as well as physical therapy.