Clubfoot Stories

Martin’s Clubfoot Story

I was born in 1964 with a right-club foot when apparently the first work was being done on “correcting” club feet through casting and stretching the foot and having the patient wear a brace. No surgery was involved and my foot was “corrected”. I wore a brace until I was eighteen. I remember my Mom …

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Ann’s Clubfoot Story

CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES: I was born with clubfoot on my left foot – the right was normal. I had corrective surgery at age to straighten my foot. As I realized I was a little bit different than the other kids, it affected me profoundly, being very embarrassed about having two different sized legs. I was teased …

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Ann R’s Clubfoot Story

Hello everyone, I have never met, or spoken to, anyone else with a clubfoot. I am 45 years old. My right foot is affected and my lower leg is underdeveloped with no calf muscle, this leg is shorter and I have no or distorted feeling from my knee down. I have minor Spina Bifida and …

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Andrew’s Clubfoot Story

Hello my Andrew, and my right foot is a club foot. I am finding that unlike many others here, I recieved only one surgery and all preventitive measures ceased by the age of one. I grew up poor, and ACCHS was a very difficult orginization to work through for my mother, but seeing as I …

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Adam’s Clubfoot Story

Hi my name is Adam. I’m 20 and I was born with bilateral club feet, one of which was worse than the other. I’ve had 2 surgeries on my left foot and one on my right. I don’t know all the details of my surgery but I just wanted to put myself out there to parents …

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Cindee’s Clubfoot Story

I was born on Christmas Eve in 1956 with a bilateral clubfoot. The doctors told my parents that they had never seen such a severe case of clubfoot and they cautioned my parents that I may be mentally impaired as well. My poor mom spent the first 3yrs of my life looking for signs of …

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Evan’s Clubfoot story

My son, Evan, was born in October of 2007. We had found out when I was 17 weeks pregnant that he had bilateral clubbed feet and was unusually small, but otherwise, healthy. I spent the rest of my pregnancy researching clubbed feet, especially this site, and knew the Ponseti Method was the way to go. …

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Ann Marie’s Clubfoot story

Hi, I wonder if any one could help me, I am 37 years old. I was born with severe congenital talipies feet. I have got it in both feet. As a child I under went 21 operations(on each foot) from birth to the age of 16. The doctors worked magic for me, as my feet …

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Jill’s Clubfoot Story

My daughter was born exactly 25 years ago, in Beirut Lebanon, of Canadian parents working there.. she had severe bilateral clubbed feet….I’m  really writing this for the newer and younger parents who face this dilemma.. such a shock at first, hers were so bad, like glued to inner part of leg…. because of war at …

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Gary’s Clubfoot Story

Hi there! My name is Gary Turner and I reside in Denver,CO. I was glad to find your site and would like to share my story, too. I’m 29 and an only child who was born with a severely clubbed right foot. My left foot was also clubbed but it was only the tendons. The right …

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Ian’s Clubfoot Story

My name is Lori and my son, Ian, was born with bilateral clubfeet. The ultrasound never picked it up, so when he was born on August 26, 2003, needless to say, we were very surprised. We already had a son, Alex, who is five. We did not want to know what we were having, but …

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Dustin’s Clubfoot Story

My son Dustin also born with one clubfoot which is worse than two clubfeet because the one foot does not grow at the same rate as the “normal” foot. Dustin whom is now 13 has had 5 surgeries and is up for his 6th surgery in 2 weeks. He is very positive and looking forward …

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Holly’s Clubfoot Story

My daughter, Holly, was born in 2000 with Amniotic Band Syndrome and clubfoot. Here is our story…. My water broke in the 32nd week of pregnancy, but I did not go into labor. I was placed on bed rest at the hospital and was given a steroid to help her lungs develop quickly in case …

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Our Clubfoot Story

BIRTH – January 1993 I had wanted to get pregnant for a few years and had been on fertility medication prior to conceiving. I was very sick throughout the pregnancy but extremely happy. I would dance (as well as my bulging body would allow) and sing “Whoa-oa-oa! I feel good, do-be-do-be-do-do, I knew that I …

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