Club Foot / Talipes / Talipes Equinovarus

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Glossary

Congenital - Congenital is a term, which denotes Acquired by Birth.

Talipes - Talipes refers to Ankle and foot. This is a condition of foot caused by shortening of muscles and tendons.

Equino varus - The position of foot pointing downwards and inwards.

Orthopedics - This is a Medical speciality, which is related to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases
of Musculo-skeletal system.

Manipulation - This is a treatment, where the doctor manually, holds and stretches the foot to correct the abnormal position.

Deformity - Deformity is a major difference in shape of body or part of a body compared to the normal shape of the body.

Soft tissue operation - This is a surgical operation done to correct the shortened tendons and ligaments of the foot, causing abnormal position of the foot.

Osteotomy - This is a surgical operation where the affected bones are cut and removed.

Splints - Splints are devices, which supports and maintains the corrected position.

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Ravinder1430 Friday, May 29, 2015

my friend 20 years old, have club foot give me some suggestion please.

manishjaiswal1978 Saturday, November 1, 2014

My kid have club foot i started his treatment from his birth now is far better and he is 4 yrs old then before but now i am in chennai and it is almost impossible to go again U.P for his regular treatment there.

Is anybody know who is the best doctor for clubfoot in chennai.

Manish

HareeB Friday, November 9, 2012

I am looking for clubfoot treatment of my child to be born next year. Treatment will start 1 or 2 weeks after baby is born. Has anyone undergone treatment at CMC , vellore ?

fathima5 Wednesday, February 9, 2011

My son born with aclub foot,now he was 3 years old,we gave a treatment,like tenetomy,pop etc.at thebirthit self. but now his fore foot is started totwist,he is wearing a clubfoot shoe but our doctor is saying it will be like this what to do ,please give me asolution.

edsm1961 Friday, September 17, 2010

Where is there a Doctor that can put cussion in between the bones in the feet. My son has no Muscel from his knees down and he walks bone on bone. I am looking for a Doctor that can fix this he is 12 years old and they told me he would never walk but I got him walking about the age of 2.

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