Congenital Talipes Equinovarus
Clubfoot Stories


Clubfoot Questions

My name is Sarah and I am 34 years old. I was born with severe bilateral clubfoot. I had surgery on both feet before I was a year old. Then I was in casts for a year. I learned to


They called me Prancer

I was born in 1968 with clubbed feet. I have seen pictures of myself with a brace between by feet, and know that casts were used when I was an infant to try to correct them. I never had any


I Want To Be The Master Of My Own Body

ClubFoot Club huh? Got a nice ring to it I suppose. I’ve never really considered the idea of a community of people with the same inborn differences coming together in this kind of way to help love and support one


Bilateral Talipes Questions (Pain down the outsides of both feet)

Hello everyone. I’m 22 and was born with Bilateral Talipes. Just wanted to ask some questions. Does anyone suffer from pain due to the width of their feet? I think wide feet is quite a common trait in babies/adults with


20 and in agony (at times)

Hi, my name’s James, I have never met anyone else with a club foot other than me, I am so glad to have found this page to read it’s not just me who has and does suffer from this. My situation


My life long battle with a club foot

Hi, I was born with a club foot back in 1969 and had 7 operations to try and correct things before I was 10 years old. Throughout my school days right the way up until I left in 1985 I


Luke’s Clubfeet Story

My name is Luke, and I am a 14-year-old boy. It has been hard through life trying to be good at sports like my dad. Because of Clubbed feet, people used to make fun of me for not being able


Finally I can tell my story

I’m 56 – and finally ready to share my stories with others like me, as well as a bunch of strangers. I hope this is not too long and boring. When I was 3 in 1963, my parent knew there


59 yr old needing surgery again after 56 years.

Hi All, I am 58-year-old female and very fortunate but after all these years that my clubfoot has become difficult & painful. The ankle is falling over more, to where I’m afraid I’ll be walking on the ankle bone itself.


Living with Clubfoot

I’d like to start off by saying please excuse the terrible picture of me, I wanted to post a picture that showed myself and a bit of my leg lol. Now that I got that out of the way, hello


Cycling as a treatment for clubfoot

I was born in 1962 with bilateral clubfoot. As with most other stories on here I went through my first few years having surgery and spending a lot of time in braces etc. Into my teenage I had to have


Struggling at 49 with pain

I had corrective surgery and staples for bone fusion.  I have noticed as the years go by I’m in much greater pain especially at night when I try to rest. I often get depressed because I don’t know how much


Samaya’s Clubfoot story!

Hi! My name is Samaya and I’m 10 years old. I want to share my story about Clubfoot (Sorry if my grammar is a little off). So I don’t know how many months I was when I got my first


Another person with clubfoot

Hello everyone I’m Bre. I was born in 1999 with clubfoot. I’ve had three surgeries, two on my right foot and one on my left. I was supposed to have more surgeries but my family couldn’t take seeing me go


A 17 year old’s, daily life with club foot

I was born with clubfoot in both of my feet. If it weren’t for my awesome family I wouldn’t even be walking… About until I was 9 yrs old, everything was going awesome. I had 3 surgeries before 9 and


Bilateral Clubbed feet never held me back

I was born in 1963 when the Ponseti method was relatively new. Although Doctors attempted to correct my clubbed feet using the Ponseti method, it didn’t work. I’ve been told it was because my condition was so severe. I had


Living with Club Feet

I was born with a very severe case of club feet. I had surgeries for my feet at about 2-4 months of being born. Since I was a child, I always knew that something wasn’t quite right. I am currently


71 years of Bilateral Clubfeet

I was born with severe bilateral clubfeet turned toward my face. I had 12-14 surgeries 3 mo’s. -12 yrs., 1946-1958, no Ponseti method but quite successful both ankles are fused for stability. I lived a charmed life in the ’50s


Overcoming Clubfoot and its Complications

Hi everyone, My name is Mitchell and I’m an 18 year old who has clubfoot. I was born in 1999, and born with a right clubfoot. I had a surgery when I was an infant and again at around 6


Never Give Up

Hi, my name is Eloise and I was born with talipes in both of my feet. I have had multiple operations, and I was in and out of Great Ormond Street Hospital in London from birth until the age of

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