Is there a role for lengthening flexor hallucis and flexor digitorum longus tendons in surgery for club foot?: a preliminary report.

@article{Lahoti2008IsTA,
  title={Is there a role for lengthening flexor hallucis and flexor digitorum longus tendons in surgery for club foot?: a preliminary report.},
  author={O P Lahoti and Shalini Bajaj},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2008},
  volume={90 6},
  pages={801-2}
}
Most cases of club foot (congenital talipes equinovarus) respond to non-operative treatment but resistant cases may need surgery. It is broadly accepted that lengthening of tendo Achillis, the tendon of tibialis posterior and capsulotomy of the ankle and subtalar joints are necessary during surgical release, but there is no consensus as to whether… CONTINUE READING