Flat Feet (Plantar Fasciitis)
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 that is painful is in need of treatment. People with flat feet may have ankle, knee, or low back pain.
Symptoms:
  • Lowered foot arch
  • Flat foot arch
  • Foot turning outwards
  • Ankle weakness
  • Foot pain
Causes:
  • Heredity
  • Arthritis
  • Trauma
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
Prevention:
  • Wear supportive shoes
  • Arch supports
Treatment:
Flat feet can be comforted by foot supports. Foot supports will cradle the arches of your foot and help soothe pain in the legs and lower back.
Recommended PediFix® Products:
  • Arch Bandage
  • Arch Cradles
  • Arch Brace

Warning:

We hope these suggestions improve your health and make you more comfortable. However, if you have any concerns about our advice, if any symptom persists for an unreasonable amount of time or if your condition worsens after self-treatment, we encourage you to consult a medical professional for further assistance.

Please note, people with diabetes and poor circulation should always consult a medical professional before performing any self-treatment.