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Club Foot - Glossary

Last Updated on Sep 25, 2014
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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.
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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

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

manishjaiswal1978

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

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

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

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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