Typically with flat feet, overactive and underactive muscles propagate mechanical imbalances and musculoskeletal abnormalities which lead to multiple foot and ankle injuries. I have first-hand experience, genetically speaking, I am prone to ankle sprains and strains with different severity. Once, I broke my 5th metatarsal due to a minor ankle roll as I was simply walking on an uneven surface (yard).
Overworked and overly tight muscles:
I noticed an interesting buzz when I began searching for the best-evidence-based approach and technique to squatting. Interestingly enough, the adverse effect of full squats has become one of the greatest impacts on the sport of weightlifting and CrossFit. Although, The Knee in Sports by Karl K. Klein and Fred L. Allman Jr was written in 1961, significant amounts of studies have conjured from his work. Today we have a plethora, literally a massive amount, of misinformation se