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What are Clubfeet?

Clubfeet are the abnormal inward and downward pointing of the feet at birth.

What are the signs & symptoms of Clubfeet?

A sign of Clubfeet is the abnormal positioning and skin creases of the feet.

What are the treatment options for Clubfeet?

Treatment options for Clubfeet include:

  • Weekly manipulation of the feet and cast application to achieve a gradual correction of the deformity by the Ponseti method
  • A small cut to release the tight heel cord is often also needed
  • Bracing will then be required for up to three years

In cases of recurrence in an older child, a tendon transfer at the foot may be required.

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