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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 or a highly arched foot that is fairly painful is in need of treatment. People with flat feet may have ankle, knee or low back pain.

CAUSES OF FLAT FEET

  • Heredity
  • Arthritis
  • Trauma
  • Musculoskeletal disorders

WHAT CAN YOU DO?

  • Wear supportive shoes.

WHAT CAN A Foot health Practitioner DO FOR YOU?

  • Perform a physical examination and gait analysis.
  • Request  that you are examined by your Doctor then be referred for X-rays, bone scans, CT, MRI or other imaging studies. .
  • Recommend shoe changes, over-the-counter arch supports or prescribe custom orthoses.
  • Have  surgery as indicated by your Doctor

Contact Us

mapTrekeek Foot Health Clinic, Trekeek Farm, Camelford, Cornwall, PL32 9UB

map01840 213054