How the Ponseti Method caught on

How the Ponseti Method caught on

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Friday, August 16, 2013
x-ray of deformed feet

In the 1940s, Dr. Ignacio Ponseti, a pediatric orthopedist at the University of Iowa, developed a method of treating clubfoot by stretching the tendon and casting to straighten the foot gradually. In the 1990s, parents searching for the best treatment for their children shared tips online.

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