Adult Acquired Flatfoot

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This is a collapse of your foot's arch. It happens over time, usually in just one foot but sometimes in both. As your arch collapses, the bones of your foot may gradually shift out of alignment. This can cause pain and other problems.

What is adult acquired flatfoot?

This detailed video describes the condition of adult acquired flatfoot, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. A collapsed arch can cause pain, swelling, and redness along the inner side of your foot and ankle. It may be hard for you to walk or to stand for long periods of time. Without proper care, you may develop bony bumps in your feet, or ulcers in the skin of your feet.