Fallen Arches Flat Feet Singapore
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Medically termed as Pes Planus but more commonly known as fallen arches, it refers to a postural deformity where your foot seems to flatten because of the collapse of the arch of the foot.
This condition can either be from birth (congenital) or may develop over time (my flat foot was since childhood, but I just never thought it was weird since I grew up with it).
There are a few factors that can/will contribute to the development/aggravation of this condition:
- tendon damage
Usually, fallen arches develop because of either weakened or injured posterior tibial tendon though a few problems can develop secondary to this condition. It also may lead to increased risks of developing foot, knee and hip related
Fallen Arches Flat Feet Singapore Symptoms
Fallen arches are really biomechanical/structural (means it's mainly physical) conditions that will affect and alter your walking and running pattern, and likely will cause pain in your feet, ankle, shin, knee and all the way up to your hips and back even.
Sounds scary, and it is a cascading chain issue, which is why very clear and accurate assessment of the mechanics of your lower limbs is key to understand the chain reaction/profound effect that subtle and small faults in your feet, ankle, knees and hip alignment can cause.
Also, patients who has fallen arches usually also experience other conditions that can develop secondary such as:
And in some cases, knee, hip and back pains.
Fallen Arches Flat Feet Singapore Treatment
Custom orthotics are
specially prescribed designed insoles, which are made customized to you based on your foot specifications and needs. We do this by taking a digital scan of the foot standing still and
while walking so that your prescription is made to your exact
specifications. The insole then correctly aligns your foot and as a
result your body. This will relieve abnormal strain of tissues and
structures which can cause pain.
Fallen Arches Flat Feet Singapore - Our Expertise
Our specialist physiotherapists and podiatrists work closely together and perform
detailed investigations to determine how you move
(kinematics), or identify the causes of body movement (kinetics) to
enhance our understanding of issues concerning health and exercise.
They will take a lower limb mechanical assessment
of you, provide a complete diagnostic analysis of foot and lower limb
function; allowing treatment or orthotics to be prescribed accurately.
They have carefully selected and has extensive experience working in this area so you are
in safe hands.
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Our Physio & Rehab Expertise
Specialist Rehab Group works with specialist physiotherapists and specialist rehab therapists who are highly trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of expert care to our patients.
Areas of specialization
- physiotherapy: back and neck (spine), sports, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle
- hand therapy: forearm, wrist, hand and fingers
- podiatrist: leg, calf, ankle, foot and toes
- read more on our specializations here
All our therapists are fully insured and registered with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Board (TCM). See our entire team here by location and specialization.
Initially, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough
assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to
help you recover. They then provide
expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific
exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term
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We are a wholly Singapore Private Limited group of licensed physiotherapists, hand therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, sports massage therapists, clinical pilates practitioners and TCM physicians practicing in our scope of rehabilitation and its areas of specializations. As listed in our website are the list of services we provide our clients as referred by their medical doctors or by self referrals/word of mouth.
The range of rehabilitation results vary from patients to patients, depending on a variety of factors and reasons such as severity of condition, genetics, gender and age. However, we will still deliver the best evidence-based-practice of physiotherapy, hand therapy, TCM, sports training and deep tissue release therapy that we can deliver.
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