What is your foot type?
Dr Edmund Lee is a renowned foot orthotic expert in Malaysia practising at MyOrtho. He shares his thoughts on the different types of feet and the best footwear to suit them. level of risks since they have a higher chances of strained muscles, weakened muscles, pain spots and other pains as a result of its fallen arch.
Children with flat feet can easily be noted during the early years of their life – they walk on their toes or the outsides of their feet.
As they grow older, functional orthotic insoles and healthy footwear with arch support can support and provide relief for flatfooted adults, who would otherwise experience pain in their feet, legs, knees and even their lower back.
People with high-arched feet or excessive pronation are more likely a result of bone or nerve condition. excess pronators have an arch present, but that will lower significantly during walking and running, causing the ankles to twist inwards.
Unlike flat feet, more stress is placed on the metatarsals (section between the ankle
Pictures of a flat-footed person before (left) and after correction using an orthotics insole.