Don’t Ignore Flat Feet

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Treatment and prevention of adult flatfoot can reduce the incidence of additional foot problems such as bunions, hammertoes, arthritis and calluses, and improve a person’s overall health, according to research published in an issue of the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery. Overweight males are most likely to suffer from adult flatfoot disorder, a progressive […]

Fallen Arches: Are They Real and How to Know If You Have Them

Are fallen arches a real foot problem, or just a label for chronically sore feet? Foot and ankle surgeon Frank Oware, DPM, says fallen arches — or flat feet— are a legitimate medical condition affecting five percent of Americans. “Flat feet can be present at birth, or develop over decades of walking, running and overall […]

Are Fallen Arches a Real Foot Problem?

Are fallen arches a real foot problem, or just a label for chronically sore feet? Foot and ankle surgeon Robert Warkala, DPM, says fallen arches, or flat feet, are a legitimate medical condition affecting five percent of Americans. “Flat feet can be present at birth, or develop over decades of walking, running and overall time spent […]