Diagnosis of Clubfoot

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Diagnosis of Clubfoot

Club foot is diagnosed at birth by physical examination and can also be diagnosed earlier, during pregnancy through ultrasonogarphy.

Before the child is born, clubfoot can be detected through an antenatal ultrasound scan done at 20-weeks of gestation.

After birth, it can be detected by observing the shape and position of the foot. A complete physical examination is performed to rule out other spinal and neuromuscular diseases.

The doctor may also order X-rays of the affected foot in order to assess the severity of the problem. The X-ray can also reveal any abnormal positioning of the bones and determine if there are any abnormalities in the bone.

A CT scan may be done in case of severe deformity.

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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

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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