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Clubfoot treatment setbacks and successes

We first met baby Tshepo in February last year at the STEPS supported clubfoot clinic at Pelonomi Hospital in Bloemfontein. The doctor confirmed that Tshepo had been born with one clubfoot. It was the first time that Tshepo’s mom had seen clubfoot as it is not really spoken about in her community. She was very worried that it had been caused by something she had done in her pregnancy.

By | 2017-04-11T13:36:58+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Ponseti parties: STEPS celebrates a year of clubfoot success stories

As we head to the end of 2016, STEPS celebrates another year of helping children stand on their own two feet with Ponseti parties at our South African partner Ponseti clubfoot clinics, and Ponseti Races in Johannesburg and Cape Town. There was cake, there were balloons, and - most importantly - a lot of smiles, fun, [...]

By | 2017-03-24T05:45:33+00:00 December 6th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Parties and Ponseti Races: STEPS events in Cape Town this week

We are celebrating another successful year of Ponseti treatments at STEPS, along with patients, parents, grandparents, siblings, doctors and nurses. We plan to celebrate in style with cake, balloons, decorations, and the people who work tirelessly to help change the lives of hundreds of children born with clubfoot. It’s a busy week for STEPS! Here’s [...]

By | 2017-03-24T05:45:33+00:00 November 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Luca’s clubfoot champion story

Luca's clubfoot champion story, told by his mother Liesl: 'I went for my normal 22 week scan at my gynae. During the scan I could see something was bothering her, and after consulting with another doctor she confirmed that our little boy had clubfeet! It was agonising because during my pregnancy there was nothing we [...]

By | 2017-03-24T05:45:33+00:00 November 8th, 2016|News|1 Comment

Witness: Ponseti training workshop at Grey’s to tackle clubfoot

STEPS recently conducted a training workshop at Grey's Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, on the Ponseti Method of treating clubfoot. The Witness featured an article on this workshop, which you can download by clicking on the image below.

By | 2017-03-24T05:45:33+00:00 October 19th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Clubfoot success story: Ponseti treatment in Tanzania

Donald was born on April 16th, 2015. While his mother was overwhelmingly excited to greet him for the first time, she was deeply concerned when she noticed that his feet were turned inward. Donald has a twin brother who was born just minutes before him and when comparing his feet to his brother’s, it was [...]

By | 2017-03-24T05:45:33+00:00 October 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Clubfoot success story: Running, jumping Anthony

When my wife was 16 weeks pregnant, we went for a 4D scan to check the sex of the baby. It was then that we were told that our baby had clubfeet. Between then and the birth we were given a consultation with a physio at Royal Free Hospital, who explained everything and scheduled it [...]

By | 2017-03-24T05:45:33+00:00 September 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments