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Clubfoot is one of the most common lower limb birth defects affecting approximately one in 1000 babies in the UK. It is a complex congenital deformity due to the abnormal development of baby’s musculoskeletal system.

The specific cause for clubfoot is not always known, but there are often many different factors involved.

If your baby is diagnosed with clubfoot and you choose for them to be seen at St George’s Hospital, they will be treated according to the Ponseti method. This is the gold standard treatment worldwide.

The five step Ponseti method is outlined below: