Over Pronation

I have been told by my doctor that I have slightly flat feet. I play tennis twice a week and have done for the past 10 years. Over the last 18 months I have probably gained another 1.5 stones. So in all I am now 3 stone over my recommended weight. I had no problem with my feet up until 18 months ago, but now when I do play tennis, or go for a long walk or am on my feet for hours at a time my feet ache and feel very stiff, especially for the first 10 minutes when i get up in the morning they take tiime to 'settle in' before I can walk properly. My main question is would I have always had flat feet but am not feeling the problems until now because of my excess weight? If I did lose 3 stone is it possible that I wouldn't have these problems anymore, or will I always have flat feet now? I really want to carry on being active, is this OK?

Posted By Angela Joseph on June 16, 2004 at 04:55:51:

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