Children's Unit - Treatment for Club Foot - Leaflet

CTEV is the medical term for club feet and refers to the manner in which the foot is twisted out of its normal shape or position:

  • Congenital; deformity present at, or prior to, birth
  • Talipes; Latin word referring to the ankle or foot
  • Equino; Latin word for horse referring to the way the foot points downwards, like a hoof
  • Varus; medical term referring to the way the foot turns inwards

This leaflet provides information about CTEV and the Ponseti method of treatment.

Release Date: 08 Jan 2015