Improved bracing compliance in children with clubfeet using a dynamic orthosis.

@article{Garg2009ImprovedBC,
  title={Improved bracing compliance in children with clubfeet using a dynamic orthosis.},
  author={Sumeet Garg and Kristina R Porter},
  journal={Journal of children's orthopaedics},
  year={2009},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={271-6}
}
PURPOSE Non-compliance with foot abduction bracing in children with clubfeet treated with the Ponseti method is the leading risk factor for deformity recurrence. A dynamic foot abduction orthosis is believed to result in improved compliance, fewer skin complications, and fewer recurrences. A case-control trial was conducted to test this hypothesis. METHODS A prospective cohort of children with idiopathic clubfoot using a dynamic brace was compared to a historical control group treated with a… CONTINUE READING

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