Worldwide, neglected clubfoot is considered to be the most serious cause of physical disability from musculoskeletal birth defects.
Ponseti IV et al, Clubfoot Ponseti Management, Public Health Approach to Clubfoot, Global HELP Publications
WE BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER: Conferences, workshops, training, social media
WE EDUCATE AND SUPPORT: Clinic programs with partners, leaflets, support groups
WE RAISE AWARENESS: Websites, media campaigns to de-stigmatise and inform
|The miracle of Ponseti:
| to this, with no invasive surgery
in a matter of weeks
The Ponseti method for clubfoot can save babies from a crippling disorder.
STEPS VISION STATEMENT:
Steps SA, in collaboration with medical professionals and the Health Ministry, provides information and support for families with babies and children with clubfoot and other lower limb disorders
In view of the frequency, severity, treatment options, and socio-economic impact, every child born with clubfoot has the right to:
- Early and effective treatment by the best current practice
- Access to care, including services by a health care provider trained in the method
Southern African Ponseti Parents Support Group on Yahoo PONSETI-SA