All 26 bones are interconnected powerful combination. In the correct ratio between the foot bones are held by these ligaments and muscles, some of which originates from the knee joint, and part is located at the very foot. When we talk about the formation of Static flatfoot in the first place, there is the inability of the muscle as a result of an overload to keep the bones of the foot in the correct ratio. here. Overload in most cases, cause long-term job costing, hard physical labor, heavy weight, physiological, in other words, the age aging muscles, etc. Ie muscles that must support some form of foot, exhaustion, and cease to comply fully with its function. In this situation, the entire load assume the ligaments that connect and hold the bones together, forming a foot. At high load bundles are overdistension. If hyperextension is systematic, the foot bones are changing the relationship between them, which leads to a change in the longitudinal and poperchenogo arch, as if they "settle" and developed the clinical picture, which we denote as flat feet.
A Now try to answer what to do with this process is genetics? Yes, you may be genetically predisposed to increased weight, have less developed muscles, as well as my grandmother all my life to work with increased load on the legs. But at the same time knowing that your family members tend to be overweight, you may pay more attention to this issue in their lives. By the way, great weight is easier to prevent than to fight it.