12 thoughts on “Struggling adult with Clubfoot” Casey Alexis. December 6, at am. Hi everyone, I’ve never thought about sharing my struggles and triumphs of my severe bilateral club feet, but now I see how many people struggle everyday with this pain like I do. I’m 26 years. I was born in June and was adopted 8 days later. Also known as talipes equinovarus, idiopathic clubfoot is the most common type of clubfoot and is present at birth. This congenital anomaly is seen in one out of every 1, babies, with half of the cases of club foot involving only one foot.
Clubfoot, called congenital talipes equinovarus or CTEV in medical language, is a common birth defect, occurring in about one out of every 1, births. At first, the foot is treated by trying to manipulate it back into its proper place and shape, but how the manipulation is done depends on the doctor, the facility, and the extent of the defect. Clubfoot is a deformity in which an infant's foot is turned inward, often so severely that the bottom of the foot faces sideways or even upward. Most cases of clubfoot can be successfully treated with nonsurgical methods that include stretching, casting, and bracing.
The Foot Ankle Alliance is a premiere medical group and their experienced surgeons are the only doctors who do adult clubfoot treatment in the Los Angeles area. Please call () (Arcadia) or () (San Fernando) to speak to a foot and ankle specialist about your foot and/or ankle needs. Foot & Ankle Pain Is Not Normal. Who are we? Clubfoot C.A.R.E.S. is a US-based, nonprofit advocacy group created by moms who have children with clubfoot. We promote public awareness of clubfoot and the Ponseti method of treatment, and we work to educate and empower patients and their families.
Jan 22, · The foot points down and inwards, and the soles of the feet face each other. It is known as talipes equinovarus (TEV) or congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV).