Flat feet, causes
To understand what a flat look to
his foot. Please note - the inner edge is concave. This
a concave portion is like a shock absorber. After all, you know that
when walking or running body weight is just on foot. When,
When this is the amortization function is no longer cope with the load,
flattened arches of the foot, called flat-footed. Speaking at the medical
language: flat - a flattening of the arches of the foot.
the disease can develop at any age, as there is a
congenital or acquired. Acquired flatfoot as
you know, can be prevented. At the beginning of the disease, you can
notice at some of its signs (symptoms).
- In the evening, tired feet, there are run-off if there was a strong physical exertion - foot aches.
- The pain is getting stronger, it comes to the knee.
- Attach back pain, headache. It appears great
the desire to throw shoes and walk barefoot. You could hardly buy yourself
shoes as the foot became more deformed fingers.
If you see at such changes - so you just flat.
Flatfoot arises from improper loading. Not necessarily too strong, it can develop and load shortage.
Improper footwear. It often refers to
women. Here and high heels, and a long walk. Incidentally,
women 4 times more likely to develop this disease than men. It's connected
the fact that the reasons for flatfoot more women - pregnancy,
overweight. In 3% of the flat is inherited.
Diagnosis of flatfoot
First we have a mini-diagnosis at
at home. Spread foot vegetable oil and place on a large footprint
sheet of paper. Now look at the trail that you left. Fine
the inner edge of the foot is not in contact with a support that forms
recess. And at this point there should be no trace. If it is, without a lot
less than half the footprint of your foot, you have flat feet.
Now an accurate diagnosis - turn to
orthopedist. You need to x-ray that would understand
as the case with flat running. Make sure you visit
doctor think about all of the symptoms that you are at in recent years
observed even headache.
Treatment of flatfoot
Unfortunately, running flat
therapeutic methods do not cure. will need surgery
intervention. But at a very early stage it is possible to get rid of
from this disease. For starters need to find the right shoes
your feet. Individual advice you depending on the strain
foot you'll get the doctor. And in general - heel shoe should not be
more than 4 centimeters, not pointy toe shoes, and a free round
form. The heel should be firmly fixed in the shoe. To help his
stop - need orthotics. They will equally
to distribute the load. Insoles must be ordered individually in each
Buy massage pad feet. spend
foot massage in the evening after work. In the summer can be a massage mat with
successfully replace walking barefoot on pebbles or sand.
Regardless of whether you work hard or not, let's legs
respite. As they say experienced people: if you have the opportunity to sit down - not
Stand fast, and if you have the opportunity to lie down, do not sit.
Do not neglect medical complex
physical culture and massage, your doctor orders. This is, perhaps,
the main way to cure flat feet. Incidentally, these methods are applicable
for the prevention of flatfoot.
Prevention of flatfoot
Attention should be paid to the feet since birth.
You can not embarrass the kids tight socks, tight sliders, not
it is desirable for children to wear shoes a year. These measures will allow the feet
And another important stage more careful attention to your feet - after
40 years. In this age it is better to abandon the long-term loads,
high heels. If you feel tired in the legs - do not be lazy and
make the tub with warm water and sea salt.
Your feet will thank you if you take good care of him.