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Celebrating a successful year of Ponseti clubfoot treatment

By |November 27th, 2015|Events, News|

This December STEPS is hosting end of year parties, combined with the Ponseti Races, at five different clinics in the Western Cape and Gauteng. We are celebrating another year of successful Ponseti clubfoot treatment with all those involved: doctors, nurses, parents, grandparents, siblings and other family – and of course the clubfoot cuties! We'll have [...]

A STEPS success story: Walking all over the place

By |October 22nd, 2015|Success stories|

STEPS baby, Cazzner, has been on quite a journey. She recently turned one and has started walking “all over the place”, her mom, Deborah, tells STEPS. When Cazzner was born with clubfoot, her parents were concerned. “When we finally found out the impact this could have on my child, it hit home,” Deborah explains. “I [...]

Clubfoot treatment success story featured in the Daily News, Star, Argus and IOL

By |September 1st, 2015|News|

It’s wonderful to hear of clubfoot treatment success stories like this one featured in the Star, Daily News, Argus and on IOL recently. Read the full post here.

Girl donates pocket money to help another child with clubfoot

By |August 20th, 2015|News|

Talia was born with complex bilateral clubfeet. She had casts for 13 weeks in Cape Town when she was a baby and wore her boots and bars until she was four years old. She had to have two tenotomies as a baby, and a tendon transfer as a five year old. It’s been quite a journey [...]

Ponseti clubfoot treatment comes to Maun

By |August 13th, 2015|News|

The third Botswana Ponseti training took place in Maun on 27 and 28 July. Maun is in North West district of Botswana and the administrative capital of Ngamiland. It is the gateway to the Okavango Delta, which one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa, officially on UNESCO World Heritage List. STEPS’ Karen Moss first [...]

The story of the Ponseti Method for clubfoot

By |July 10th, 2015|News|

The reason that over 95% of children born with clubfoot can have fully functional feet is the gentle treatment pioneered by Dr Ignaçio Ponseti. The success of the Ponseti treatment is a story of dedicated doctors and proactive parents. Discovering the new method Dr Ponseti pioneered his method at the University of Iowa in the 1950s [...]

Coming up in July: STEPS’ 10th birthday and Mandela Day

By |July 1st, 2015|Events, News|

STEPS started its journey when Karen (the founder of STEPS in South Africa) gave birth to her son Alex. Alex was born with clubfoot. It has been 10 years in July since Karen Moss founded STEPS, to educate, inform and raise awareness about clubfoot, to provide support to families and to work with clinics providing [...]

Nedbank Procurement Charity Golf Day

By |June 25th, 2015|Events, News|

Yogan’s little girl, Bronwyn, was born with clubfoot, and when she was only a few weeks old, he phoned STEPS to tell us that he wanted to raise money for children born with clubfoot in under-resourced areas of South Africa. 29 May was the first Nedbank Procurement Charity Golf Day for STEPS and Yogan’s team raised [...]

STEPS family raises R420 000

By |June 12th, 2015|News|

Yogan’s little girl, Bronwyn, was born with clubfoot, and when she was only a few weeks old, he phoned STEPS to tell us that he wanted to raise money for children born with clubfoot in under-resourced areas of South Africa. 29 May was the first Nedbank Procurement Charity Golf Day for STEPS and Yogan’s team raised [...]

STEPSbrother Grant Watson conquers Joberg2C

By |May 26th, 2015|News|

Grant Watson, our incredible STEPSbrother, recently completed the gruelling Joberg2C  – a nine day and 900km mountain bike race – to raise funds and awareness for STEPS. Having been born with a clubfoot, Grant is passionate about the work we do and went above and beyond, raising a total of R22 400! He told us a bit [...]