Flat Feet Treatment in Adelaide

Flat feet, also known as pes planus, is a condition in which the arch of the foot collapses, causing the entire sole of the foot to come into contact with the ground.

Flat feet is common in children and is often inherited. While it is not necessarily a problem in itself, flat feet can lead to other foot and leg problems if not properly treated.

Symptoms Associated with Flat Feet:

Symptoms of flat feet may include pain in feet and discomfort in the feet and ankles, especially after prolonged standing or walking. Children with flat foot may also have difficulty participating in physical activities and may experience fatigue and difficulty with balance.

Treatment of Flat Feet:

At Keep Me Walking Podiatry, our team of children’s podiatrists is dedicated to helping children with flat feet. We offer a range of treatments to address the root cause of the condition and promote healthy foot development. These treatments may include custom orthotics, physical therapy, and other techniques to improve the strength and alignment of the feet and ankles. Our podiatrists will work with you and your child to develop a personalized treatment plan that is tailored to your specific needs and goals. We understand that every patient is unique and we strive to provide the highest quality care to help your child achieve optimal foot and ankle health.

In addition to treatment, our podiatrists can also provide advice on how to prevent flat feet as well as foot wart from occurring or worsening in children. This may include recommendations on proper footwear, stretching exercises, and other strategies to support the health and function of your child’s foot.

Treatment Options:

Treatments are different for every person depending on the patient’s symptoms and needs. Some treatment strategies may include:

Exercise &

Shoe wear adjustment



Dry needling


If your child is experiencing flat foot or has any other foot or ankle concerns, we encourage you to contact Keep Me Walking Podiatry at 1800962113 to schedule an appointment. Our team is here to help your child achieve relief and better foot and ankle health.

Frequently Asked Questions

Flat feet, also known as pes planus, is often inherited and is common in children. It can also be caused by conditions such as obesity, injury, or certain medical conditions.
The treatment of flat foot in children will depend on the underlying cause of the condition. Common treatments include custom orthotics, physical therapy, and other techniques to improve the strength and alignment of the feet and ankles. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to address the root cause of the condition.
There are steps you can take to reduce the risk of your child developing flat foot, such as providing proper footwear and encouraging physical activity to strengthen the muscles and bones in the feet and ankles. However, sometimes flat foot can still occur even with these preventive measures. If your child is experiencing pain or discomfort in their feet, it is important to speak with a medical professional for further evaluation and guidance.

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