What are Flat Feet?
Flat feet or fallen arches can be evident by just looking at the foot. Anyone from young children to adults can develop flat feet, otherwise known as pes planus. Adult flat feet are usually a result of an injury or stress to the foot over a long period of time.
Signs of Flat Feet
Individuals may not complain or notice a problem with their feet when experiencing flat feet. Although, it is common to experience pain in the shins, calves, knees and even lower back resulting from the foot problem. However, some symptoms of flat feet may include:
- Pain in the arch of foot
- Lower back pain