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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. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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 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. Earlier the better. While sometimes surgery is necessary, typically casting is done first while things are flexible. ...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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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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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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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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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 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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What causes club foot?

What causes club foot?

Club foot: Is most commonly genetic. This is due to a dysfunction in the gene that codes for certain tendons in the legs and foot. I have also seen club foot induced by trauma due to a nerve and tendon injury. Most importantly, there is excellent treatment for it! ...Read more

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Is club foot a hereditary problem?

Is club foot a hereditary problem?

Not usually: It is due to the position of the foot and leg in utero. ...Read more

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Is club foot a hereditary condition?

Yes: It can be. It is also seen more in certain populations. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a club foot?

Born with it: Typically, you are born with this condition. It is a foot that is severely deformed. It is inverted and plantarflexed in its position. ...Read more

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What can I do to ease the pain from a club foot?

What can I do to ease the pain from a club foot?

Custom shoes: You need custom shoes and insoles to fit the deformity of the foot. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: club foot?

What is the definition or description of: club foot?

Foot deformed : Congenital deformity of one or both feet. Occurs proximately 1/1000 births. Foot is in varying degrees of internal bending such that looks like the child would have to walk on the outside of their ankle if untreated. Treated with casting, manipulation, braces and in some cases surgery. ...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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If you leave club foot untreated, what is the worst that could happen?

If you leave club foot untreated, what is the worst that could happen?

Untreated clubfoot: A person with untreated clubfoot would have a tremendous disability. Difficulty with running, walking, playing sports to name a few. The position of their foot/feet may even predispose them to chronic wounds that develop due to pressure. When a baby is born with clubfoot, there is a simple method of serial casting that can correct the deformity called the ponseti method. ...Read more

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What is the long term effect on lifestyle for someone with a club foot?

What is the long term effect on lifestyle for someone with a club foot?

Variable: Depending on the degree and treatment of the malformation long-term outcomes for children with club foot are variable. For most who are treated early in life with appropriate measures the prognosis is very good and approaches that of non-affected peers. Some children will have long-term balance or pain issues after treatment, but most do very well. ...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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Hi, my sisters son has club foot nd he is not gainning any weight we weighs at 28 pounds 1 yrs old, he eats a lot what could this be any answers?

Hi, my sisters son has club foot nd he is not gainning any weight we weighs at 28 pounds 1 yrs old, he eats a lot what could this be any answers?

Confusing question: A club foot has nothing to do with weight gain. At 28 lb and a year of age the kid is considered in the top 1% of weight for age. If he weighed less than 9 lb at birth and is now less than 31 in long I would consider him overweight. You need to formulate a more specific question. ...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