parent resources

If you are a parent of a child with clubfoot, we know it’s not an easy journey for all involved. But here’s the good news. Clubfoot is treatable! We’re sharing some resources for clubfoot and its treatment on this page. If you have any questions about clubfoot, please contact us at info@hopewalks.org.

Top Things Parents Need to Know about Clubfoot Treatment during COVID-19

Dr. Reid Nichols, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children and the Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children Surgery provides advice for parents dealing with clubfoot treatment during the time of pandemic. Watch the replay of the webinar.

COVID-19 & Clubfoot: Download a parent education flyer on top things for parents to know during COVID-19.?

Parent Education Tool

A guide for parents of children with clubfoot. Download in your language.

Video Library

Hope Walks has been working in partnership with Medical Aid Films to create four films about clubfoot and the Ponseti method of treatment. These films are used to train parent advisors, as well as an educational tool for parents. Videos (with and without English/French subtitles) are available for streaming or download by clicking the images below. Currently the videos are in English, French and Portuguese. Within the next few weeks, Spanish, Amharic and Kinyarwanda translations will be available.

What is clubfoot and how is it treated? An Overview

10 steps of a clubfoot treatment clinic

The Ponseti method of clubfoot treatment

Use of foot abduction braces during Ponseti method

Clubfoot videos from other sources

Correcting clubfoot

Credit: Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO)

Tickle and move

Credit: Steps Charity Worldwide & Global Clubfoot Initiative

Foot movements

Credit: Steps Charity Worldwide & Global Clubfoot Initiative

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Video Resources