12 comments on “ Struggling adult with Clubfoot ” Casey Alexis says: December 6, 2016 at 3:30 am Hi everyone, I’ve never thought about sharing my struggles and triumphs of my severe bilateral club feet, but now I see how many people struggle everyday with this pain like I do. I’m 26 years. I was born in June 1990 and was adopted 8 days.
The child or adult with an untreated clubfoot will spend a lifetime walking on the outside of their foot. Due to this deformity, their lives and occupations will be limited to non-weight bearing activities.Author: Jeffrey A. Oster, D.P.M.
Clubfoot happens because the tendons (bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones) and muscles in and around the foot are shorter than they should be.
Clubfoot occurs when a foot and ankle are permanently twisted. In clubfoot, the ligaments and tendons that hold the muscles to the bones are too tight. This causes the tissues around the ankle to Author: Erica Roth.