Flat Foot: Causes (pt2) - Deepstash
Managing Work Stress

Learn more about health with this collection

Ways to improve productivity

Strategies for reducing stress

Tips for managing email overload

Managing Work Stress

Discover 48 similar ideas in

It takes just

8 mins to read

Flat Foot: Causes (pt2)

  • Flat feet can develop with age too. Daily use of the feet can cause the posterior tibial tendon to weaken. This tendon is the primary support structure for the foot arch.
  • Flat feet can also occur as a result of a developmental fault that occurs during childhood or that develops with age or after pregnancy.
  • Children and infants may often appear to have flat feet.

*Having feet that appear flat during early childhood does not mean that a person will always have flat feet.

However, a child might have flat feet as a result of incorrect bone development or another condition, such as spina bifida.

11

30 reads

MORE IDEAS ON THIS

Flat Foot: When to consult?

  1. People with flat feet who do not experience pain or other symptoms, do not require a consultation with a doctor.
  2. However, anyone with the following symptoms should seek medical advice:
  • flat feet that have only devel...

11

37 reads

Flat Foot: Symptoms

The most common symptom of flat feet is pain in the feet. This can occur as a result of strained muscles and connecting ligaments.

Abnormal stresses on the knee and hip may result in pain in these joints. T...

11

54 reads

Flat Foot: Causes (pt 1)

  • genetic factors, as flat feet can pass from parents to children in the genes
  • weak arches: arch is visible when a person sits but foot flattens onto the when standing
  • foot or ankle injury
  • damage, dysfunction, or rupture of the posterior tibial tendon
  • nervous sy...

11

44 reads

Flat Foot: Exercise (ll)

THE GOLF BALL ROLL

This exercise requires a chair and a golf ball.

  1. Sit on the chair with your feet firmly on the ground.
  2. Place the golf ball under the foot, and roll it forward and back under the arch of the foot for 2 minutes to stretch the plantar fasc...

12

24 reads

Flat Foot: Exercise (l)

HEEL CORD STRETCHING

A tight Achilles tendon will encourage the foot to roll inward. The aim of heel cord stretching is to stretch the Achilles tendon and posterior calf muscles.

  • Stand facing a wall an...

12

23 reads

Flat Foot: Diagnosis

  1. Inspection of feet from the front and back.

-The individual may need to stand on the tips of their toes to allow the doctor to examine the shape and function of each foot.e

2. Medical history. In some cases, they may order an X-ray,

12

28 reads

Flat Foot: Other Ways to Tackle..

  • Fitted insoles and orthotics or custom-designed arch supports may relieve pressure on the arch and reduce pain if the feet roll too far inward.

*However, these products only treat the symptoms and do not provide long-lasting benefits.

  • Wearing an ankle brace m...

12

19 reads

Flat Foot: Introduction

Flat Foot: Introduction

  • Also known as fallen arches,
  • No arch in feet or one that is very low.

Usually, there is a gap beneath the inner part of the foot when a person stands, as the arch raises off the ground slightly.

Flat feet only need treatment if-

  1. cause discomfort.

14

189 reads

CURATED FROM

CURATED BY

vaidehi_w

📌 Indian 📌Aspiring Physiotherapist 📌Published Writer

Related collections

More like this

Potential Side Effects of Essential Oils

Potential Side Effects of Essential Oils

The side effects depend on what oil you’re using & how you’re using it.

  • Citrus-based oils (orange, lemon, & bergamot) are photo-sensitizers. You can get a sunburn easily.
  • Tea tree & euc...

What Causes It To Happen

What Causes It To Happen

A few suggested explanations for false awakenings include:

  • sleep disorders, such as insomnia and sleep apnea
  • anticipation, or knowing you need to wake up early for a specific reason
  • noise and other disturbances that int...

The Dark Side And Self Love

The Dark Side And Self Love

Everyone has narcissistic traits and a dark side. They are developed during childhood. People who never developed self esteem as a child become narcissistic, aggressive or dramatic and always have to be the center of attention.

"The only way to change yourself is to see...

stash-superman-illustration

Explore the World’s

Best Ideas

200,000+ ideas on pretty much any topic. Created by the smartest people around & well-organized so you can explore at will.

An Idea for Everything

Explore the biggest library of insights. And we've infused it with powerful filtering tools so you can easily find what you need.

Knowledge Library

Powerful Saving & Organizational Tools

Save ideas for later reading, for personalized stashes, or for remembering it later.

# Personal Growth

Take Your Ideas

Anywhere

Organize your ideas & listen on the go. And with Pro, there are no limits.

Listen on the go

Just press play and we take care of the words.

Never worry about spotty connections

No Internet access? No problem. Within the mobile app, all your ideas are available, even when offline.

Get Organized with Stashes

Ideas for your next work project? Quotes that inspire you? Put them in the right place so you never lose them.

Join

2 Million Stashers

4.8

5,740 Reviews

App Store

4.7

72,690 Reviews

Google Play

Ashley Anthony

This app is LOADED with RELEVANT, HELPFUL, AND EDUCATIONAL material. It is creatively intellectual, yet minimal enough to not overstimulate and create a learning block. I am exceptionally impressed with this app!

Sean Green

Great interesting short snippets of informative articles. Highly recommended to anyone who loves information and lacks patience.

Shankul Varada

Best app ever! You heard it right. This app has helped me get back on my quest to get things done while equipping myself with knowledge everyday.

samz905

Don’t look further if you love learning new things. A refreshing concept that provides quick ideas for busy thought leaders.

Jamyson Haug

Great for quick bits of information and interesting ideas around whatever topics you are interested in. Visually, it looks great as well.

Ghazala Begum

Even five minutes a day will improve your thinking. I've come across new ideas and learnt to improve existing ways to become more motivated, confident and happier.

Laetitia Berton

I have only been using it for a few days now, but I have found answers to questions I had never consciously formulated, or to problems I face everyday at work or at home. I wish I had found this earlier, highly recommended!

Giovanna Scalzone

Brilliant. It feels fresh and encouraging. So many interesting pieces of information that are just enough to absorb and apply. So happy I found this.

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving & library

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Personalized recommendations

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.

Email

I agree to receive email updates