Causes of Clubfoot

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Causes of Clubfoot

The exact cause of clubfoot is not known, but the condition may be inherited.

The exact reason why clubfoot occurs is not known, but the condition may be inherited. The chance of having a clubfoot is doubled if either parent or elder siblings also have it.

Clubfoot may be linked to-

  • Abnormality of the tendons and ligaments in the foot- This causes an abnormal structure and position of the foot.
  • Abnormal bones- Bone abnormality in terms of shape, size, or position result in club foot.
  • Maternal smoking during pregnancy.
  • Abnormal positioning in the uterus during pregnancy. But this is not usually considered a ‘true’ club foot.
  • Spinal deformities such as spina bifida or other neuromuscular diseases.

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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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