Club foot dating
While it can be very upsetting to learn that your baby has a deformity, the good news is that treatment for clubfoot is highly successful, especially when therapy starts right after birth (while your newborn’s bones, joints, and tendons are extremely flexible).According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, over the past ten to 15 years, doctors have had more success correcting clubfeet without surgery, making the foot functional and strong by the time a child is ready to stand and walk.
Troy Aikman played professional football and he was born with clubfoot.
Kristi Yamaguchi competed in the Olympics and was born with the birth defect as well.
Symptoms: Fortunately, the condition isn’t painful at first.
But if clubfoot is left untreated, your child will suffer from chronic pain and will probably have trouble walking.
Nongenetic factors that can cause a clubfoot are drug use, infection, and cigarette smoking.