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

 

 

present.

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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