Congenital Talipes Equinovarus
Clubfoot Stories


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


Anthony’s Clubfoot Story

My son, Anthony, was born with clubfoot on his left foot.  I knew at 20 weeks pregnancy during an ultrasound that there was a chance he would be born with clubfoot. At 6 days old, Anthony was seen by a


29-year old Male With Left Clubfoot

Hi everyone! I’m a male from New Zealand and was born in 1987 with a left clubfoot. I’ll keep this as concise as possible… I had two surgeries as an infant, and another two at twelve and thirteen years old


My Story as an Eighteen Year Old Girl Athlete

I was born in 1998 with two severe cases of club foot. After birth I had corrective casts for six months, then a little after six months I had corrective bone surgery on both of my feet and ankles. The


sport sport and more sport

Hi all, I am a 58 year old male born with Talipes in both feet…bummer! I had casting and wore night plasters for the first 14 years of my life, along with nightly physio that my parents gave me (forever


Bilateral Clubfoot (Born 1989)

I appreciate everyone in this group who has shared their clubbed foot journey. Hearing the stories of others has helped me a lot. Figured now would be a good time to share my own: I was born with bilateral clubbed


67 yr old with left club foot – now facing fusion

I am 67 yrs old. I was casted for first 10 years, and at age 13 and 18, I had an achilles lengthening and planters release surgery (failures). At age 34, I had a radical osteotomy (failed). Until age 34


clubfoot growing up

I have one clubfoot ( right ) when I was young I never wore shorts, dresses or skirts because of how it made me feel and look—not like a normal body. I was teased a lot in school because of how I walked so


My clubfoot story

I was born with a left clubfoot in 1984. I am now 33 years old. When I was young, I don’t ever remember it bothering me, apart from having to walk on my tip toes! I started to have problems when I was 19


53 and In Pain But Not Slowing Me Down

Hello mine is a good thing bad thing story. I had my first surgery on my left foot before I was one year old, wore the braces and the special shoes – boy that doesn’t win you friends. I hated


On going journey

Once I was born from that moment began a life long journey with many struggles. I am 24 about to be 25 and I have undergone 12 surgeries. I am about to have my 13th in a week and a

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