Tahir Öğüt Professor of Orthopedics and Traumatology | Doctor of Flat Feet

Flat Foot in Children

How can I understand my child will be flat footed or not?

flat foot in childrenAlthough the flat footedness is considered as normal situation in the first 5 years of life, in a small group of children it may not improve after 10 years. It is not scientifically possible to be certain in such cases. Today, science can not clearly explain what should be done to children older than 8 years with flat foot yet no complaints. This is pure science and also art as it is in many areas of medicine. It is important that the physician’s clinical sense driven from experience assessed after a combination of clinical and radiological factors.