Club Foot Brace - Dennis Brown Splint
Brief Information about the Club Foot Disease
What is Club Foot?
Club foot (also called talipes equinovarus or dennis brown) is a general term used to describe a range of unusual positions of the foot. Each of the following characteristics can be present, and each can vary from mild to severe:
- The foot is generally smaller than normal foot.
- The foot may point downward.
- The front of the foot may be rotated toward the other foot.
- The foot may turn in, and in extreme cases, the bottom of the foot can point up.
Most types of clubfoot are present at birth (congenital clubfoot). Clubfoot can happen in one foot or in both feet. In almost half of affected infants, both feet are involved.
Also clubfoot is painless in a baby, treatment should begin immediately. Clubfoot can cause significant problems as the child grows. But with early treatment most children born with clubfoot are able to lead a normal life. Contact your doctor urgently If your baby have it.
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