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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 [...]

Following in Dr Ponseti’s footsteps

By |July 24th, 2014|News|

The International Clubfoot Symposium was held in Barcelona, the city where Dr Ponseti studied medicine, and as a celebration of 100 years since his birth in Menorca (3 June 1914). When I first met Dr Ponseti in 2003, I asked him if he was Spanish, and he quickly corrected me with a smile, ‘No, I [...]