Parent Leaflet - Flat Feet in Young Children (Updated 2015)

Year published: 2015


This leaflet has been produced after an initial review of literature and where there is a lack of evidence, a consensus of expert opinion is agreed, correct at time of publication.

It replaces the 2012 version previously available.

This leaflet is freely available and intended for distribution to parents.  APCP is therefore happy for any physiotherapist or other healthcare professional / healthcare organisation to download and print these leaflets for distribution in clinical practice.  APCP also allows uploading of these leaflets to other website servers to facilitate distributon to parents.


Evans A.M. - The falt-footed child - to treat or not to treat: what is the clinician to do?  J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2008 Sep-Oct;98(5):386-93

Sullivan J.A. - Pediatric flatfoot: evaluation and management.  Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 1999, 7:44-53

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