congenital talipes equinovarus (clubfoot) is a complex deformity of the lower extremity and foot occurring once in every thousand live births. regardless of treatment, whether conservative or surgical, clubfoot has a stubborn tendency to relapse, thus requiring post-correction bracing. the clubfoot research group at the unc/ncsu joint department of biomedical engineering investigates clubfoot bracing and gait from a bioengineering perspective.


recent publications and media:

  1. development of a surrogate biomodel for the investigation of clubfoot bracing
    journal of pediatric orthopaedics:
    october/november 2012 - volume 32 - issue 7 - p e47–e52

  2. biomodel could help researchers optimize clubfoot brace design
    lower extremity review, october 2012

  3. bracing in the treatment of children with clubfoot: past, present, and future
    iowa orthop j. 2010; 30: 15–23


clubfoot links and resources:

  1. ponseti international association

  2. miraclefeet

  3. steps-sa





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clubfoot research group

 
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