The cause of clubfoot is unknown. Babies with clubfoot are usually otherwise healthy.
In clubfoot, the foot appears twisted and can even look as if it's upside down. Despite its appearance, clubfoot itself doesn't cause any discomfort or pain.
Treatment is usually successful. It includes stretching and casting (Ponseti method) or stretching and taping (French method). Sometimes, surgery is needed.
Last Updated Jun 13, 2017