Flat feet (pes planus)

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What is flat feet (pes planus)?

Pes planus is the condition where the arch of the foot is flat.

Common symptoms reported by people with flat feet (pes planus)

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with flat feet (pes planus)

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
2
Tried for
flat feet (pes planus) (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Forearm/Elbow crutches)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Loestrin 24 Fe)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with flat feet (pes planus), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with flat feet (pes planus)

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for flat feet (pes planus) (1 evaluation)
Side effects
leg aches
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
flat feet (pes planus) (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
yellow stools
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
sleepiness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
sleepiness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Forearm/Elbow crutches)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Loestrin 24 Fe)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
mood swings
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
weight gain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with flat feet (pes planus), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has flat feet (pes planus) on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 6
30s 2
40s 8
50s 3
60s 1
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

90% Female
10% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 9
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from flat feet (pes planus) patients who have completed their condition history
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