Club foot (also called talipes equinovarus) is a general term used to describe a range of unusual positions of the foot. Each of the following characteristics may be present, and each may vary from mild to severe:
The foot (especially the heel) is usually smaller than normal.
The foot may point downward.
The front of the foot may be rotated toward the other foot.
The foot may turn in and, in extreme cases, the bottom of the foot can point up.
Current as of: February 10, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: John Pope MD - Pediatrics Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine Gavin W.G. Chalmers DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery
Medical Review:John Pope MD - Pediatrics & Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Gavin W.G. Chalmers DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery
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