Since most cases of flatfeet are inherited, the condition is hard to prevent. Even when children with flexible flatfeet are treated with arch supports and corrective shoes, there is little evidence that this prevents the condition from lasting into adulthood.
For mild pain or aching, try acetaminophen (Tylenol) or a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) such as aspirin or ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin and others).
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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