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Symptoms of Clubfoot

Last Updated on Sep 25, 2014
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Symptoms of Clubfoot

The foot of the child with clubfoot is twisted inward with the toes pointing down.

Some of the common features of clubfoot include-

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  • The heel is pointed away from the body and is drawn upwards.
  • The foot is twisted in towards the other foot.
  • The toes are pointed down.
  • Tightening of the Achilles tendon (the tendon that connects the calf muscle to the bone) is present.
  • The affected foot and leg will be stiff and smaller in size, when compared to a normal child.
  • The calf muscle may be smaller than normal and underdeveloped.
  • Lack of ankle joint motion may be present.
  • The affected foot may have a higher-than-normal arch.

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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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