Adult Acquired Flatfoot A variety of foot problems can lead to adult acquired flatfoot deformity (AAFD), a condition that results in a fallen arch with the foot pointed outward. Most people — no matter what the cause of their flatfoot — can be helped with orthotics, braces and physical therapy.
Adult-acquired flatfoot deformity (AAFD) is a common and often debilitating chronic foot and ankle condition.
Acquired adult flatfoot deformity (AAFD) is a progressive flattening of the arch of the foot that occurs as the posterior tibial tendon becomes insufficient. It has many other names such posterior tibial tendon dysfunction, posterior tibial tendon insufficiency and dorsolateral peritalar subluxation.
Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity is one of the most common acquired pathologies of the adult foot. Most often it results due to dysfunction of the tibialis posterior tendon. Other causes include inflammatory arthritis, trauma, neuromuscular causes and charcotarthropathy.5/5.