What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Pes Planus

This is the medical term for

The feet lack arches. Pronation of

Massage is very much indicated. In

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flat feet.

the ankle will probably also be

some cases, the health of intrinsic




foot muscles and ligaments can




be improved to the point where




alignment in the foot is also im-




proved. In other cases, where the




ligaments are lax through genetic




problems, massage may not cor-




rect the situation, but neither will




it make it worse.


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