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What can I do for treatment with a child born with a club foot?

What can I do for treatment with a child born with a club foot?

Club foot: Early progressive ponseti method casting will help most infants. Work on adductus, then varus, then equinus in that order. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Club Foot (Definition)

Congenital deformity of one or both feet. Foot is in varying degrees of internal bending such that looks like the child would have to walk on the outside of ...Read more


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My daughter is 2month old female baby. Her one leg is club foot. Please explain the treatment?

My daughter is 2month old female baby. Her one leg is club foot. Please explain the treatment?

Detailed evaluation: Followed by possible serial casting to gradually realign the bones properly - the immediate course of therapy that should be taken without major delays. ...Read more

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What sort of treatment options are available for people with club foot?

What sort of treatment options are available for people with club foot?

Club foot: There isn't enough space here to describe that. See a specialist in that disorder who can explain those details. ...Read more

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After treatment in infancy, do kids with club foot have normal feet by the time they are a few years older?

After treatment in infancy, do kids with club foot have normal feet by the time they are a few years older?

If treated properly: Clubfoot is a complex condition that requires specialized management and treatment. The most proven method is a serial casting method called the ponseti technique. In some cases the residual deformity (or deformities) may require surgical correction. ...Read more

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I have a hammer toe and club foot problem, are there any treatments to alleviate the symptoms?

I have a hammer toe and club foot problem, are there any treatments to alleviate the symptoms?

Treatment options: Treatment options include conservative and surgical management. Conservative management options include use of orthotic devices, change in shoe wear, medications such as oral no-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids), steroid injections, padding of corns and calluses, and splinting and strapping. See a specialist to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have a foster child as of 7/18/2015, He was starved nearly to death weighing in at 19 lbs on that date. His DOB is 11/11/2009. (6 yrs old in november). He was exposed to an array of drugs. He had a club foot repair as an infant with casting, he has had

I have a foster child as of 7/18/2015, He was starved nearly to death weighing in at 19 lbs on that date. His DOB is 11/11/2009. (6 yrs old in november). He was exposed to an array of drugs. He had a club foot repair as an infant with casting, he has had

Your?????: The open HT site is not a chat room. If you submitted other information at some point, this is not linked on the site and not available for review. All submissions should have basic information followed by a clear question. ...Read more

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My first baby have club foot and then second baby also had same desease?

My first baby have club foot and then second baby also had same desease?

About 3% risk: The classical talopes equinovarus deformity is sporadic in the population eith a risk of about 1/1000 in the general population and 3% for subsequent siblings. Involved individuals have a 30% risk of having offspring with the deformity. ...Read more

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Will a baby with club foot be always deformed?

Will a baby with club foot be always deformed?

Club foot can be: Treated. The earlier the better. While sometimes surgery is necessary, typically casting is done first while things are flexible. ...Read more

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Child with club foot at risk for other birth defects?

Child with club foot at risk for other birth defects?

No: Club feet are due to unusual position in uterus and leads to deformity. It may associated with other positional deformity;but no other chromosome abnormality. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a baby with a club foot?

What should I do if I have a baby with a club foot?

I call a pedi ortho: The typical clubfoot may respond to a series of casts applied starting soon after birth to reshape the ankle & foot. The casts are removed & reapplied over days & weeks to bring the bones into better alignment. If the casts don't bring things into position surgery may be required. Often you can find this specialized service at one of the shrine hospitals. ...Read more

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My husband has a cousin born with club foot. I’ve heard this is a genetic condition. Should I be worried about my baby?

My husband has a cousin born with club foot. I’ve heard this is a genetic condition. Should I be worried about my baby?

No: There is a genetic component involved but this is small. If present, this can be usually detected at the 20 week ultrasound. If it is detected at this time, then is is important to rule out other malformations. If club foot is the only anomaly, an orthopedic surgeon evaluates the baby and outlines a treatment plan that involves physical therapy and perhaps surgery. ...Read more

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How to stop walking on the sides of my feet which apparently is caused by having club foot as a baby?

How to stop walking on the sides of my feet which apparently is caused by having club foot as a baby?

Couple of ideas: You really should see a podiatrist for evaluation.
Custom orthotics may help or you may need a custom foot brace or afo. ...Read more

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I am 35male and was never treated for club foot as a child. What should I do now? I never knew what was wrong with me until now!

I am 35male and was never treated for club foot as a child. What should I do now? I never knew what was wrong with me until now!

See a doctor: There still may be a lot that can be done for you by strappings, bracing, custom made shoes, surgery, etc. Don't give up! ...Read more

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How likely is it for you to get disability with club foot?

How likely is it for you to get disability with club foot?

Not: Likely. It is very difficult to get disability when one can be employed. ...Read more

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How can I relieve my severe pain from club foot?

Depends: If you can't get relief from conservative measures, surgery may be necessary to correct the deformity. I would recommend an evaluation by a physician who has experience in treating adult club foot deformities. ...Read more

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I was born with a club foot which was treated with excesise could this be why now I'm having foot pain?

I was born with a club foot which was treated with excesise could this be why now I'm having foot pain?

Yes...: Club foot is a serious deformity and the foot is almost never completely "normal" even after treatments. At your age, it's time to be re-evaluated and see what else can be done to relieve some of your foot pains. ...Read more

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Does club foot make your legs really skinny?

Does club foot make your legs really skinny?

Depends: If you are not able to walk than the muscle could atrophy making your legs look small. ...Read more

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What is a good workout to increase the muscle or strength in my left leg if I have club foot?

What is a good workout to increase the muscle or strength in my left leg if I have club foot?

Swimming!: One of the best exercises around where you don't need to stress your musculoskeletal system. ...Read more

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I have club foot on my left and would like to now how can I make the calf muscle on the side bigger?

I have club foot on my left and would like to now how can I make the calf muscle on the side bigger?

Bigger or stronger?: With a true clubfoot, the position of thr foot is flexed down at the ankle and then twisted inward at the heel and the midfoot (aka talipes equino varus). This position has weakened and stretched the lateral (outside) muscles because of disuse. To determine potential of the leg muscle dependent on foot position and the range of motion, i'd recommend seeing a podiatrist to be evaluated first. ...Read more

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Do you know anything about how effects of ponseti method for club foot?

Good results: The Ponseti method is used for infants and young children is one of the best ways to treat mild and moderate cases. Severe cases often need surgery but casting is usually tried first. It consists of the leg and foot being casted over several weeks to slowly straighten the foot and usually has very good results. Not all foot specialists are trained in this method so ask when calling for an appt ...Read more

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How is a club foot deformity inherited?

How is a club foot deformity inherited?

Multiple factors: Congenital club foot ccf can occur as an isolated event or as part of a syndrome. Current thinking includes the influence of an autosomal dominent gene which is expressed ~33%, making it possible to skip generations without an affected carrier. Incidence 11/10000 (iowa)m>f, increased if mother smokes in pregnancy.See http://www. Omim. Org/entry/119800. ...Read more

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Is it possible for surgery to correct a club foot?

Is it possible for surgery to correct a club foot?

Never too late...: But the sooner the better. See a podiatrist who specializes in children's problems and get started right away! Many famous people including some professional athletes have had successful careers after early club foot surgical correction. ...Read more

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How many surgeries will it take to fix a club foot?

How many surgeries will it take to fix a club foot?

Depends: Treatment varies on age of presentation, severity, etc. In an infant or early child see a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon. Adult, orthopaedic foot and ankle specialist. ...Read more

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I have had 2 surgeries to fix my club foot when I was born in 1985, but not it is giving me a lot of trouble. What can I do?

I have had 2 surgeries to fix my club foot when I was born in 1985, but not it is giving me a lot of trouble. What can I do?

See another doctor: There still may be a lot that can be done for you by strappings, bracing, custom made shoes, additional surgery, etc. Don't give up! ...Read more

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How is a club foot operation done?

How is a club foot operation done?

Can be big or small: There is not a "clubfoot operation". There are a variety of procedures used on clubfeet. A tenotomy involves cutting the Achilles tendon completely and allows the ankle to flex more. It is a common part of the ponseti method used in infants. More extensive soft tissue releases, tendon transfers, osteotomies and fusions may be used for "atypical", recurrent or long-standing deformities. ...Read more

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Are there any natural remedies for a club foot?

Are there any natural remedies for a club foot?

No: In some cases non-surgical management can be used but this condition requires proper medical attention. See apediatric orthopaedic surgeon if infant/child, orthopaedic foot/ankle specialist if adult. ...Read more

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Does club foot with sandal gap deformity mean a chromosomal disorder?

Does club foot with sandal gap deformity mean a chromosomal disorder?

Hereditary: Club foot is a deformity than can be seen in certain populations more than others, and if a parent has clubfoot there is a chance that a child may have it. The sandal gap refers to the appearance of the big toe being further away from the other toes when an ultrasound is performed on the fetus in the womb. ...Read more

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What do you call the shoe used by patients of talipes varus (club foot)?

What do you call the shoe used by patients of talipes varus (club foot)?

Denis-Brown Shoe: Is an open toe, lace up shoe/boot that is used with Foot Abduction Brace- which is an adjustable metal bar that is attached to the shoes. ...Read more

Dr. James Hocker
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