4Jan, 2017

Flatfeet – When is Treatment Necessary?

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Flatfeet – When is Treatment Necessary?   By Michael Gillman MD Restore Orthopedics and Spine Center, Orange County   Symptoms Associated with Flatfeet include: Collapse of midfoot Foot deformity Excessive shoe wear Painful callus formation Knee pain. Believe it or not, a majority of children aged 1-5 have flatfeet.  About 95% of the time we “grow out” of our flatfeet by the time we are adults.   Orthotic treatment vs an evaluation by a trained orthopedic specialist: In some cases flatfeet can be treated with simple over the counter orthotics or […]