The foot needs to adjust to varying terrain and accept the body’s weight from above. If there is a structural problem (meaning fixed in a specific position), the foot must compensate in order to move the body forward in locomotion. Below, we have outlined the five most common structural deformities. Click on each individual deformity for more information.


Flexible Plantarflexed 1st Ray

Forefoot Valgus

Forefoot Varus

Rearfoot Varus