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Will the surgical correction of flatfoot improve its cosmetic appearance?

The surgical correction of flatfoot is performed to restore the function of your foot and to reduce pain. However, because the deformity of your foot will no longer exist after the procedure, the appearance of your foot will also become more aesthetic.

Why you should consider flatfoot surgical correction?

If our podiatrists have determined that nonsurgical methods are ineffective at relieving your painful symptoms and you are not able to resume your normal activities, you should consider flatfoot surgical correction because:

    • Is a permanent solution to solve flat feet
    • It’s a low-risk, high-reward medical procedure
    • There is no additional treatment needed after flat foot reconstruction
    • It can restore mobility and help patients resume normal life functions

Flat foot surgery improves the appearance and function of the foot so that patients can maintain their quality of life

Flat foot reconstruction repairs the ligaments, tendons, and bone structure in your feet. It reshapes the foot so that your arches are better supported. Flatfoot reconstruction is aimed primarily at reducing pain, correcting the structures of the foot, and restoring the natural functionality of the foot. Although surgery likely will improve the cosmetic appearance of the foot because the deformity of your foot will no longer exist after the procedure, it is not a primary goal of treatment.


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