Native American Children are at Greater Risk for Clubfoot Recurrence
Study says cultural differences and a lack of effective communication are the root causes
ROSEMONT, Ill., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Native American children who live in rural areas are at greater risk of clubfoot
recurrence following treatment than other rural populations, and resear...
Non-Surgical Clubfoot Treatments Bring High Level of Success
Two common correction techniques yield positive results
ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two non-surgical
treatments most commonly used to correct the condition known as clubfoot
have similarly high levels of success, according to a new study published
in the November 2008 i...
Gene Plays Key Role in Clubfoot
Finding could lead to tests, therapies, experts say
MONDAY, Oct. 27 (HealthDay News) -- The first gene linked to clubfoot
has been identified by researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, who analyzed the DNA of 35 extended family members of a male infant...
New Innovation in Clubfoot Treatment
A new brace that maintains correction for clubfoot, a birth defect in which the foot is turned in toward the body, has shown better compliance and fewer complications than the traditional brace used to treat the condition.
Matthew B. Dobbs, M.D., associate professor of orthopedic surgery a...
Study Links Pesticides to Birth Defects
...ion between the last menstrual period and higher rates of birth defects for half of 22 categories of birth defects, including spina bifida, cleft lip, clubfoot
and Down's syndrome.
"Elevated concentrations of pesticides and other agrochemicals in surface water during April through July coincided with signi...
Foot Deformity Could Be Corrected With Minimal Surgery
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patients treated successfully with the Ponseti met...
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