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Doctor insights on: Bilateral Talipes

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What is talipes?

What is talipes?

Club foot : Talipes is a congenital anomaly more commonly called club foot. This is when the foot turns in near the ankle. It usually is an isolated abnormality but can be the signal for a genetic disorder. It can be surgically correctly by a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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How can I get help for talipes / clubfoot?

How can I get help for talipes / clubfoot?

Visit a doctor: A clubfoot is something that is best treated immediately at birth. You would want to seek out an individual with expertise and experience with this specific deformity. Usually, if a doc does deal with this particular deformity they should at least know the right person to send you too. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about talipes and treatment?

Can you tell me about talipes and treatment?

Many possible causes: Seek out a podiatrist who will do a clinical exam of stance position, gait and likely x-rays. Treatment options vary do to cause and can be as simple as custom orthotics, therapy to surgery if needed. ...Read more

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What treatment is available for someone with severe talipes?

What treatment is available for someone with severe talipes?

Many, but...: I'll assume you mean clubfoot. Treatments all depend on the age of the patient and the severity of the deformity. Treatments range from manipulation and taping, serial casting, surgery, or even amputation. See a pediatric podiatrist for more options. ...Read more

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What are the precautions for clubfoot or talipes equinovarus?

Clubfoot: Do you mean precautions to prevent ( there aren't any ) or afterwards ( surgery is frequently needed ) ? ...Read more

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What treatments are available for a 15-year-old with severe talipes?

What treatments are available for a 15-year-old with severe talipes?

See a podiatrist: Assuming a clubfoot. A clubfoot is typically a structural deformity detected at birth and is treated. I would recommend seeing a podiatrist and having a complete foot examination which will assess both structure and function and determine what is available or necessary to correct. ...Read more