Presentation on theme: "Pes Planus. Pes planus is a condition where the arch or instep of the foot collapses and comes in contact with the ground. In some individuals, this arch."— Presentation transcript:
Pes planus is a condition where the arch or instep of the foot collapses and comes in contact with the ground. In some individuals, this arch never develops.
Predisposing Factors Excessive pronation of the foot Mechanism of injury Can be a congenital problem Fracture Dislocation Tarsal coalition Tendon laceration Arthritis Neuroarthropathy Neurological weakness Iatrogeny Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction –Most common Diabetes Overweight Excessive exercise Wearing shoes too tight
Presentation Possible abnormal gait Signs and symptoms Pain Calcaneal eversion Bulging of the navicular bone Evaluation If this is not congenital, x-rays to rule out mid foot fracture
Treatment NSAIDS Orthotics if the condition is causing pain If there is no pain no treatment procedure should be used
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