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Endicott Podiatrist | Endicott Flatfoot (Fallen Arches) | NY | Mario G. Silvestri, DPM |

Mario G. Silvestri DPM, PC

Podiatric Medicine & Surgery

1003 Monroe Street

Endicott, NY 13760

607-484-3668

Office Hours
Monday:8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday:8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday:8:00am - 4:30pm
Thursday:8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday:8:00am - 4:30pm


Flatfoot (Fallen Arches)

 

It is rare to find someone who walks with both feet in perfect alignment. Often we walk on the inside or outsides of our feet, or with our toes or heels rotated inward. These typical walking patterns can cause many problems not just with the feet but also for the whole body as the alignment of the feet sets the foundation for the whole body’s alignment. One of the most common effects of improper alignment is known as flatfoot, or fallen arches.

Also known as fallen arches, the condition of flat feet is characterized by a lack of appropriate arch in the inner foot. It can be a genetic condition or the result of improper body mechanics. Often the whole of the foot will contact the ground. Because a healthy foot is structurally able to support the weight of the body thanks to the bone structure that comprises the arch, a flat foot often is unable to properly support this weight and will cause extreme pressure in the joints above, such as the ankles, knees and hips.

If you have flat feet, you may also experience pain throughout the lower body and into the lower back. Orthotics can be prescribed to create a system of support for the body and surgery can also offer a more permanent solution. Contact us today to discuss which treatment option may be right for you.

Endicott Podiatrist | Endicott Flatfoot (Fallen Arches) | NY | Mario G. Silvestri, DPM |
 
 
Endicott Podiatrist Mario G. Silvestri, DPM is a poidiatry office providing Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Endicott, NY. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Brachymetatarsia, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Plantar Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Taylor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Toe Deformities, Xerosis and all work related in the 13760 area and surrounding areas in Endicott
 

Mario G. Silvestri, Dpm