Treatment for Pediatric Flatfeet
Skilled Children’s Orthopaedists
Flatfootedness is a condition where the arch of the foot is missing, so
the entire foot lies flat on the ground. It also causes the ankles to
lean out slightly, eventually causing pain and discomfort in patients.
Many people with flatfeet will find that they cannot participate in physical
activity for very long before pain and exhaustion affect them.
Flatfeet is a fairly common deformity in children and adults, but may be
treatable through a variety of methods. Non-surgical methods include physical
therapy and corrective devices for shoes. These provide short term comfort,
but also ensure the foot develops correctly. Surgical solutions will restructure
the foot to include an arch, but this solution is reserved for severe
The Tenet Physicians Advantage
Our team of orthopaedic specialists are highly skilled in non-surgical
and surgical treatment, ensuring your child receives comprehensive and
high-quality procedures. We have helped hundreds of patients achieve comfort,
mobility, and function. As partners with the award-winning Tenet Hospitals,
we have the resources to make sure your child has the best possible outcomes.
Reach out to Tenet Florida Physician Services
for information about our flatfoot treatment!