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Congenital Talipes Equinovarus treated with physiotherapy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Child Health
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

User :   Hello Please let me know some information for my son who was a preterm 7 motnhs and was 1kg at the time of birth n took little more time to turn by 9 months and now he is 22 months but still not walking as he is got a muscle stiffness on his ankle which makes him walk with support on his toes and he doent walk with the bottom part of his leg on the ground. Kindly let me know if it can be cured with accupuncture or any other remedies.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Okay
User :   can u pls letme knw wht is to be done
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
I will help you in this
Doctor :  
From whatever you have said
User :   he is on physiotherapy for the pastr few months
Doctor :  
It looks like your son is supposed to have a conditon
Doctor :   called CTEV
Doctor :   for which the first line treatment is the Physiotherapy
Doctor :  
and if it is not corrected then your Orthopedician
User :   he keeps his leg down whn u tell him to keep it down but again he lifts back again
Doctor :  
is it due to pain?
Doctor :  
Or habbitual?

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