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Club Foot

The Ponseti Method

Ponseti treatment is widely advocated as the best treatment currently available for managing club foot and can be summarised as follows:

  1. Step 1: Plaster Casts
    Weekly changes of plaster casts for 5 - 12 weeks
  2. Step 2: Achilles tendon divided (tenotomy)
    • Plaster Cast reapplied for 3 weeks
  3. Step 3: Boots and Bars
    • Fitted and worn 23 hours per day for the first 12 Weeks
    • Worn for sleep times until age 4


Next Section: Step 1: Plasters



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