September 28, 2016 | 1 minute read
Published in Active Meaningful Years
There are a few easy ways to tell if you have flat feet. People who have flat feet usually see the entire sole of their foot touch the floor when they stand up. This condition can be caused by the arches not entirely developing during childhood, develop after an injury, or from simple wear-and-tear. Flat feet can contribute to problems in the ankles, and knees causing misalignment of the legs.
Not sure if you have flat feet? It's easy to test for. Simply follow these three steps:
Flat feet is more common in children, however as they grow, so do their arches. Flat feet in adults can arise from a variety of causes, including: