I’m 24 and have flat feet. I’ve never needed those orthotic things in my shoes because I’ve never had pain. Am I doing damage to my feet ignoring this?
Feet are very versatile, and you could even consider them to be somewhat like jelly. They’re always changing and moving, and they adapt to how we live our lives. Your feet will change with you.
With that in mind, it stands to reason that your best option would be to consider what you do in your daily life.
For Sedentary Lifestyle
If you consistently engage in low activity all the time, living a more sedentary lifestyle where you’re rarely on your feet, then the need for added support for flat feet wouldn’t really be necessary.
However, if you’re a consistent gym rat or athlete, or you have goals of running a marathon in the future, extra support would undoubtedly only be beneficial to your health.
If you don’t know where to begin, speaking to a professional is always an option.
Furthermore, the kind of shoes you purchase and wear is also an important factor in maintaining your fitness with flat feet.
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