FOTP04 Pes Planus

Related Search Terms:

Fallen or collapsed arches. Flat feet. Pes valgus. Hyper-pronated foot.

Definition:

A foot which that has reduced height of arch along the underside of the instep (medial arch). Can be a precursor to many painful syndromes due to altered foot and lower limb mechanics and reduced force absorption. For example, plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia, ankle pain and knee pain. Characterised by a visibly flattened foot on weight-bearing.

Exercises:

1. Calf Stretch:: LEGM14, LEGM10, LEGM09, LEGM08, LEGM05, LEGM04, LEGM03, LEGM02, LEGM01

2. Foot Curling Exercise: FOTS06

3. Inversion Strengthening Exercise: FOTS03