Pes Planus / Flat Feet: Treatment, Causes, & More
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What causes flat foot? 6 possible conditions

If you have flat feet, your feet do not have a normal arch when standing, possibly causing pain when you do extensive physical activity. The condition, also referred to as pes planus or fallen arches, is normal in infants and usually disappears by age 2 or... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.


Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (Tibial Nerve Dysfunction)

Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) occurs when the tendon that connects the calf muscle to bones in the foot is inflamed or torn.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease, a disease in which the immune system mistakes the body's own cells for invaders. In RA, the immune system attacks the synovia, the membranes lining the joints.

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Brittle Bone Disease (Osteogenesis Imperfecta)

Learn about brittle bone disease and what causes it. Find information on the types, symptoms, and treatment options.

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Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is an inherited condition that affects the connective tissues in the body. Connective tissue is responsible for supporting and structuring the skin, blood vessels, bones, and organs.

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Turner Syndrome (Monosomy X)

Turner syndrome is a genetic condition caused by an abnormality on one of your sex chromosomes. It is also called monosomy X.

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Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is an inherited neurological disorder that affects your peripheral nerves. Learn about symptoms, causes, and treatment.

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