Flat Foot, Flat Feet, Collapsed Arches, Fallen Arches and How They Affect Foot Health
Pains and Symptoms of Flat Feet
can lead to a number of foot and lower limb symptoms, this is largely due to the inefficient position the foot is placed in when it over pronates (rolls in). Some common pains associated with flexible flat foot include;
Causes of Flat Feet
- There is a strong genetic predisposition for flat feet
- Mechanical abnormality of the foot – there are a number of alignment problems that can cause the arches of the foot to collapse.
- Tendon or Ligament Rupture – when the tendons or ligaments of the foot that are responsible for maintaining the arch are ruptured or stretched, arch collapse is usually the result.
Treatment of Flat Feet
(Docpods) to maintain the arch of the foot
Wearing supportive well fitted good shoes
Exercises to help to control the active position of the foot.
Docpods orthotics support the natural arches of the foot that helps to limit the impact of flat foot. This limits the wear and tear on the foot and lower limb from flat foot deformities.
If you suffer from flat foot or collapsed arches select the docpods that suit your needs from the list below.