Overpronation of the feet occurs when the inner arch of the foot rolls excessively inwards. This places additional stress on the foot’s muscles and ligaments, causing pain and discomfort. Severe overpronation often results in a flatfoot deformity.
There are several causes of overpronation:
Signs and Symptoms
Besides pain in the foot and ankle, you could also experience other signs and symptoms arising from overpronation, such as:
Overpronation can also cause conditions like plantar fasciitis and issues with the Posterior Tibial Tendon, which is a Medial Ankle Tendon (tendon on the medial (middle or centre) side of the ankle). If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, consult with an orthopaedic specialist for an accurate diagnosis.
Overpronation and flatfoot can result in pain and gait problems. For a detailed evaluation,
please consult our foot and ankle subspecialist at 62355225 today.
How are They Treated (Non-Surgical)?
Non-surgical treatments for overpronation and flatfoot includes:
How are They Treated (Surgical)?
In severe cases of overpronation and flatfoot, or cases where the pain persists after conservative treatment, surgery might be needed. Surgical procedures include: