The recurrent clubfoot: can gait analysis help us make better preoperative decisions?

@article{Sankar2009TheRC,
  title={The recurrent clubfoot: can gait analysis help us make better preoperative decisions?},
  author={Wudbhav N. Sankar and Susan A Rethlefsen and Jennifer Weiss and Robert Michael Kay},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2009},
  volume={467 5},
  pages={1214-22}
}
UNLABELLED Gait patterns in children with recurrent clubfoot are often associated with more or less subtle factors contributing to the patterns, such as tibial torsion that might not be detected by visual observation and therefore not considered in a treatment plan. We therefore used gait analysis to elucidate the contributions to recurrent clubfoot deformity and to determine whether gait analysis could be important in preoperative decision-making for these patients. We reviewed all 35 patients… CONTINUE READING
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