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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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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 ?
HareeB Friday, November 09, 2012
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.
fathima5 Wednesday, February 09, 2011
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.
edsm1961 Friday, September 17, 2010
mydaughter is born with club foot ,who is the besy doctor in hyderbad
o31181 Monday, December 07, 2009
my son born with club feet, who is the best doctor to treat this in hyderabd.
suresh.vangala Thursday, December 25, 2008
Hi Suresh, I am Abhijeet from Noida. My child is also having club foot.. Our Doc at Noida Dr. MM Piplani has treated our son... CLub foot has been corrected now...You can contact me on 9958852510
Abhijeet11 Tuesday, September 27, 2011

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