Causes of Flat Foot
Anatomy of the Foot
There are 26 bones and 57 joints in the foot. It consists of 3 anatomical and functional areas called front, middle and back foot.Flat foot is flexible type in many children and improves over time. A differential diagnosis may be required by a orthopaedic specialist. The flat foot as a result of short Achilles tendon, stiffness of the lateral muscles of the foot and curving between the foot bones require treatment.
Flat Foot’s Symptoms
- Painful pain in the feet
- Problem with the bones and muscles
- Flat foot can cause many feet and ankle problems