THE PON­SETI METHOD

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The Pon­seti method is best prac­tice for club­foot treat­ment. It starts from about two weeks of age, with weekly ma­nip­u­la­tions and full leg plas­ter casts. Usu­ally a small sur­gi­cal pro­ce­dure is done to re­lease the Achilles ten­don and a fi­nal cast is ap­plied.

After the cast­ing phase, the baby will wear boots at­tached to a bar for 23 hours a day for the first three months. After that, the boots and bar are only worn at night for around 12-14 hours un­til the age of four.

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