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My son is 12 and has severe flat feet and overpronating inwards.

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My son is 12 and has severe flat feet and overpronating inwards. From an MRI scan and then we realise he had tarsal coalition so he had both feet operated on to take The pain away. That did the trick but my concern is that one of his feet is overpronating a lot has had physio but my question was is there anything Dr can do.
I was told if they broke his foot and pinned it all back together my son wouldn't have any motion in his feet like walking in wellies
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Orthopaedics
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Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David

has he tried orthodic shoes to help him?

does he have problem walking?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No problem with walking. He does wear orthodic shoes
Just walks outwards and I heard of stents
Screws in the ankle but doctors said he would walk like his wearing wellies!
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
You haven't answered my question!!
Is there anything doctors can do for over pronating

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