Flat Feet

Flat Feet is a condition where the foot doesn’t have a normal arch. Most feet have an arch on the inside of the foot; however, some children may have flat feet, also known as fallen arches

Flat feetoccur when the arch on the inside of the foot does not develop and the entire sole of the foot is touching the ground. It can affect one or both feet.

Signs and symptoms

Flat feet are generally caused by loose joint connections and baby fat between the foot bones. These conditions make the arch in your child’s foot fall when they stand up. This is why you sometimes hear flat feet being referred to as “fallen arches.”

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