Flat Feet Treatment

[jk_section fullwidth_section=”no” special_section=”no” primary=”true” visibility=”false” section_setting_id=1 ][jk_row primary=”true” visibility=”false” row_setting_id= “1”][jk_col size=”4_4″ primary=”true” ][jk_mod display_name=”Header” module_name=”header” module_type=”non-content” primary=”true” module_id=1 ][/jk_mod][/jk_col][/jk_row][/jk_section][jk_section fullwidth_section=”no” special_section=”no” primary=”true” visibility=”false” section_setting_id=2 ][jk_row primary=”true” visibility=”false” row_setting_id= “2”][jk_col size=”4_4″ primary=”true” ][jk_mod display_name=”Top Menu” module_name=”menu” module_type=”non-content” primary=”true” module_id=2 ][/jk_mod][/jk_col][/jk_row][/jk_section][jk_section fullwidth_section=”no” special_section=”yes” bg_image=”” bg_transparent=”off” bg_color=”” bg_video_mp4=”” bg_video_webm=”” bg_video_width=”” bg_video_height=”” video_pause=”off” inner_shadow=”off” padding_top=”” padding_bottom=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”20″ inner_bg_image=”” inner_row_color=”#ffffff” inner_padding_top=”20″ inner_padding_bottom=”20″ inner_margin_top=”” inner_margin_bottom=”20″ inner_border_radius=”” css_id=”” css_class=”” visibility=”true” section_setting_id=3 ][jk_special_col type=”2_3″ colunms=”2″ is_special=”1″][jk_inner_row data_colunms=”2″ row_setting_id=”3″ visibility=”true”][jk_col size=”4_4″][jk_mod module_name=”text” module_type=”content” custom_module_name=”Content” undefined=”Icons” content=”<p><a href__equalto____cout__http://lilywhiteintentions.com/about-us/__cout__><img class__equalto____cout__ size-medium wp-image-319 alignleft__cout__ src__equalto____cout__http://lilywhiteintentions.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/2_Flat-Feet-Treatment-300×200.jpg__cout__ alt__equalto____cout__2_Flat Feet Treatment__cout__ width__equalto____cout__300__cout__ height__equalto____cout__200__cout__ /></a>A flat foot is a term used to describe a collapsed arch. Medically, the term is pes planovalgus (for foot flatten and pushed outwards). There are varying degrees of ‘flatness’. Though not all flat feet are problematic, however, painful flat feet can cause significant discomfort and activity limitations.</strong></em></p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>Flat feet don’t usually cause problems, but they can put a strain on your muscles and ligaments (ligaments link two bones together at a joint). This may cause pain in your legs when you walk.</p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__><em><strong>If you have flat feet, you may experience pain in any of the following areas:</strong></em></p>
<ul style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>
<li>the inside of your ankle</li>
<li>the arch of your foot</li>
<li>the outer side of your foot</li>
<li>the calf</li>
<li>the knee, hip or back</li>
</ul>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__><em><strong>People with flat feet may experience a number of Issues from arch and heel pain to muscle cramps in the foot and leg, which may cause shin splints. Most common is pain on the outer edge of the foot, where it abuts the ankle.</strong></em></p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>Flat Feet Treatment</p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>If you have no issues with mobility, your doctor may not recommend any treatment. If there are problems with mobility, you may need some medical assistance or a plan to treat the condition.</p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__><em><strong>It may become medically necessary for your doctor to advise surgical procedures if other options do not improve the condition of your feet. Frequently, the options to restore a foot or fallen arch include any of the following:</strong></em></p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>If you have flat feet, you may also experience pain throughout the lower body and into the lower back. Orthotics can be prescribed to create a system of support for the body, and surgery can also offer a more permanent solution. Contact us today at <em><strong>__squarer__phone__squarel__</strong></em> to discuss which treatment option is best for you.</p>
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” font_fmaily=”” text_color=”#000000″ show_title=”yes” text_orientation=”left” text_orientation_mob=”left” top_padding=”” bottom_padding=”10″ left_padding=”” right_padding=”” bg_color=”” height=”” width=”” show_on=”A” advance_style_options=”no” undefined=”yes” undefined=”no” css_id=”” css_class=”” display_name=”Text” crawl=”true” content=”<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__><a href__equalto____cout__http://lilywhiteintentions.com/about-us/__cout__><img class__equalto____cout__ size-medium wp-image-319 alignleft__cout__ src__equalto____cout__http://lilywhiteintentions.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/2_Flat-Feet-Treatment-300×200.jpg__cout__ alt__equalto____cout__2_Flat Feet Treatment__cout__ width__equalto____cout__300__cout__ height__equalto____cout__200__cout__ /></a><em><strong>“Flat Feet” is a term used to describe collapsed arches. Medically, the Latin term is “pes planovalgus” ( foot flattened and pushed outwards).</strong></em></p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>There are varying degrees of ‘flatness’, and not all flat feet are problematic. However, painful flat feet can cause significant discomfort, and limit your ability to engage in normal activities..</p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>Flat feet don’t always cause problems, but they can put a strain on your muscles and ligaments. (Ligaments link two bones together at a joint). This may cause pain in your feet or legs when you walk.</p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__><em><strong>If you have flat feet, you may experience pain in any of the following areas:</strong></em></p>

<ul style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>
<li>the inside of your ankle</li>
<li>the arch of your foot</li>
<li>the outer side of your foot</li>
<li>the calf</li>
<li>the knee, hip or back</li>
</ul>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__><em><strong>People with flat feet may experience a number of issues, from arch and heel pain to muscle cramps in the foot and leg, including shin splints. Most common is pain on the outer edge of the foot, where it abuts against the ankle bone.</strong></em></p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__><em><strong>Flat Feet Treatment</strong></em></p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>If the condition is not bothering you or preventing you from being mobile, your doctor may not need to recommend any treatment. Generally, treatment is reserved for those who have mobility problems and/or pain. Your doctor will determine the best treatment plan for your condition.</p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__><em><strong>Treatment may include:</strong></em></p>

<ul style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>
<li>Resting the feet and icing the arches</li>
<li>Changing footwear</li>
<li>Anti-inflammatory medication</li>
<li>Using orthotics</li>
<li>Over-the-counter medication such as ibuprofen</li>
<li>Physical therapy</li>
<li>Corticosteroid injection (usually used in cases of severe pain)</li>
</ul>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__><em><strong>If these methods do not relieve symptoms of flat feet, your doctor may recommend surgery to reduce pain and improve the alignment of your bones. Generally, one of the following procedures is used to surgically repair a flat foot or fallen arch:</strong></em></p>

<ul style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>
<li>Arthrodesis: Fusing together two or more of your foot/ankle bones .</li>
<li>Osteotomy: Correcting alignment by cutting and reshaping a bone.</li>
<li>Excision: Removing a bone or a bone spur.</li>
<li>Synovectomy: Cleaning the sheath that covers the tendon.</li>
<li>Tendon transfer: Using a piece of tendon to lengthen or replace another tendon.</li>
<li>Subtalar Arthroereisis: placing a small device below the talus (ankle bone) to limit motion.</li>
</ul>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__><em><strong>“Flat Feet” is a term used to describe collapsed arches. Medically, the Latin term is “pes planovalgus” ( foot flattened and pushed outwards).</strong></em></p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>There are varying degrees of ‘flatness’, and not all flat feet are problematic. However, painful flat feet can cause significant discomfort, and limit your ability to engage in normal activities..</p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>Flat feet don’t always cause problems, but they can put a strain on your muscles and ligaments. (Ligaments link two bones together at a joint). This may cause pain in your feet or legs when you walk.</p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__><em><strong>If you have flat feet, you may experience pain in any of the following areas:</strong></em></p>

<ul style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>
<li>the inside of your ankle</li>
<li>the arch of your foot</li>
<li>the outer side of your foot</li>
<li>the calf</li>
<li>the knee, hip or back</li>
</ul>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>People with flat feet may experience a number of issues, from arch and heel pain to muscle cramps in the foot and leg, including shin splints. Most common is pain on the outer edge of the foot, where it abuts against the ankle bone.</p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__><em><strong>Flat Feet Treatment</strong></em></p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>If the condition is not bothering you or preventing you from being mobile, your doctor may not need to recommend any treatment. Generally, treatment is reserved for those who have mobility problems and/or pain. Your doctor will determine the best treatment plan for your condition.</p>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__><em><strong>Treatment may include:</strong></em></p>

<ul style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>
<li>Resting the feet and icing the arches</li>
<li>Changing footwear</li>
<li>Anti-inflammatory medication</li>
<li>Using orthotics</li>
<li>Over-the-counter medication such as ibuprofen</li>
<li>Physical therapy</li>
<li>Corticosteroid injection (usually used in cases of severe pain)</li>
</ul>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__><em><strong>If these methods do not relieve symptoms of flat feet, your doctor may recommend surgery to reduce pain and improve the alignment of your bones. Generally, one of the following procedures is used to surgically repair a flat foot or fallen arch:</strong></em></p>

<ul style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__>
<li>Arthrodesis: Fusing together two or more of your foot/ankle bones .</li>
<li>Osteotomy: Correcting alignment by cutting and reshaping a bone.</li>
<li>Excision: Removing a bone or a bone spur.</li>
<li>Synovectomy: Cleaning the sheath that covers the tendon.</li>
<li>Tendon transfer: Using a piece of tendon to lengthen or replace another tendon.</li>
<li>Subtalar Arthroereisis: placing a small device below the talus (ankle bone) to limit motion.</li>
</ul>
<p style__equalto____cout__text-align: justify;__cout__><strong>If you have flat feet, you may also experience pain throughout the lower body and into the lower back. Orthotics can be prescribed to create a system of support for the body, and surgery can also offer a more permanent solution. Contact us today at __squarer__phone__squarel__ to discuss which treatment option is best for you.</strong></p>” module_id=3 ][/jk_mod][/jk_col][/jk_inner_row][/jk_special_col][jk_special_col type=”1_3″ colunms=”2″ is_special=”0″][jk_col size=”4_4″][jk_mod module_name=”sidebar” module_type=”non-content” sidebar=”Sidebar 1″ custom_module_name=”Sidebar” css_id=”” css_class=”” display_name=”Sidebar” module_id=4 ][/jk_mod][/jk_col][/jk_special_col][/jk_section][jk_section fullwidth_section=”no” special_section=”no” primary=”true” visibility=”false” section_setting_id=4 ][jk_row primary=”true” visibility=”false” row_setting_id= “4”][jk_col size=”4_4″ primary=”true” ][jk_mod display_name=”Footer” module_name=”footer” module_type=”non-content” primary=”true” module_id=5 ][/jk_mod][/jk_col][/jk_row][/jk_section]