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Clubfoot - Walk For Life Charity 

Walk For LifeAlthough many of us may have heard of clubfoot, also known as talipes, most of us would not have much of an understanding of the condition. It is a deformity which usually presents in infants from birth. In clubfoot, the tendons which connect the muscles to the bone are shorter than usual which results in the child’s foot being turned inward, often so severely that the bottom of the foot faces sideways or even upward. 

This condition is quite a common birth abnormality occurring roughly one in every 1000 births. This condition can be mild or severe and about half the cases present with signs in both feet. Clubfoot makes it very difficult to walk normally, we are incredibly lucky here in Australia to have first class management and surgery making treatment very successful. Read More...