The aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the Ponseti method in children presenting before 5 years of age with either untreated or complex (initially treated unsuccessfully by other conservative methods) idiopathic clubfeet
Type of study : Retrospective clinical study.
Duration of study : From February 2010 to November 2011 (21months)
Place of study : 6 ZCF clinics of Chittagong, Cox’s bazar, Khagrachhari, Comilla, Noakhali & Chandpur.
Study population : Patients with CTEV attended at these ZCF clinics.
Treatment of congenital club foot by ponseti technique is very effective method with excellent result for below 1 years children.
Brace follow up is essential for long term better outcome.
With proper monitoring and support, Ponseti service can be effectively and successfully administered in a district general hospitals.