The arch of the foot collapses, the entire sole coming into complete or near complete contact with ground. In 20 – 30 % of the population, the arch never develops unilaterally or bilaterally. Children usually have flat feet but as they grow it will correct by itself.
· Most of the cases don’t require treatment
· Arch support (orthotic)
· Surgery: It is the last resort. It is also costly and time consuming.