Talipes

Deformity of the foot

General causes

  1. Congenital defects
  2. Ligamentous laxity
  3. Muscle imbalance
  4. Joint instability

Talipes equinovarus

Unable to fully extend (dorsiflex) at ankle.

Treatment

1/3 strapping or serial casts (from birth) 1/3 soft tissue release (6–8/12) 1/3 bony procedures (>4 aet.)