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Pes Planus (Flexible Flat Feet)

Pes Planus (Flexible Flat Feet) - How to prevent?

Pes Planus (Flexible Flat Feet) - Causes and Risk Factors

Causes of ​Pes Planus (Flexible Flat Feet) 

Babies’ feet look flat because their arches have yet to form. Most children develop an arch in standing between 4 to 5 years old. However, some children have low or no arch formed because of loose ligaments. The arch flattens when they stand and then reappears when they tip toe. Usually, flexible flat feet does not cause any pain or long term problems. Most adults with flexible flat feet have strong, pain free feet and are able to participate in all activities.


  • Poor body alignment in standing, running , walking
  • Pain in the hips, knees and ankles

Pes Planus (Flexible Flat Feet) - Preparing for surgery

Pes Planus (Flexible Flat Feet) - Post-surgery care

Pes Planus (Flexible Flat Feet) - Other Information

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