Shoes with laces or adjustable bands are perfect for flat footed people. The adjustable nature allows them to tighten or loosen the shoes according to activity or swelling. Individuals with the condition should get shoes with good heel support as this is important for the feet and legs. A more convenient insole is the one with wider base as a narrow one increases the possibility of the foot turning in or out. Most flat feet are flexible. This type does not cause problems and does not require treatment. Rigid flat feet can cause problems and are best treated. Orthotic insoles are a device placed inside the patient's shoes with the purpose of correcting faulty foot function. Poor foot biomechanics can be blamed for many common foot conditions such as Plantar Fasciitis (heel pain) and Metatarsalgia (ball of foot pain). However, research has shown that bad alignment of the feet also has an effect on other parts of the body, including the knees and lower back. Hence, orthotics is now being used to help treat a variety of conditions, including shin splints, knee and back pain. A flat foot. ICD - 10 M 21.4 , Q 66.5 ICD - 9 734 DiseasesDB 4852 MedlinePlus 001262 eMedicine orthoped/540 MeSH D005413 Those who are suffering from extreme flat feet problems might need to opt for custom-made insoles. Yes, just like the custom-made orthopedic shoes, you can order a custom-made insole as well. Your orthopedic doctor will give you a prescription with the right measurements and details of orthopedic insoles which you can use for having a custom-made piece. Custom-made pieces usually offer rigid arch support. Symptoms include swelling on the inside of the ankle, pain that worsens with activity or walking on uneven ground, difficulty walking or standing for long periods and, eventually, pain on the outside of the ankle due to the heel bone shifting outward. We learned some amusing trivia about the White House and enjoyed looking at Channing Tatum who exudes charm and smarmy swagger in every performance. However, he did not bare his buttocks for this movie. You can’t have everything. I've been in this business a long time, and never thought I'd be surprised by a scandal. But let me just say, this completely caught me off guard. Hollywood has never been known as a straightlaced town, but things are starting to get out of hand. While a flat foot can cause Irish dancers problems, it doesn't mean that the Irish dancer has to give up their passion of dance. You are among many who have this condition and with hard work; determination and dedication that made their dreams come true. But you must maintain responsibility and make sure that you do not create any permanent damage that could affect your Irish dancing. It is ideal that you make regular appointments to see a Podiatrist, so he or she can keep track of any changes to your feet. About the Author.