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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 |September 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Clubfoot success story: “There is help available”

STEPS introduced the Ponseti method for clubfoot treatment to North West Province after a 2014 training. We are so proud of their achievements. Previously, mothers were had to travel for hours with their newborns every week, sleeping overnight in hospital corridors to get their children help. Now excellent treatment is available in their town thanks [...]

By |July 13th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Clubfoot success story: “Stay patient and remain hopeful”

Gorgeous little Lethabo was born with clubfoot at Victoria Hospital in the North West Province. She has an older sister who absolutely adores her. Her sister does not have clubfoot. When she was born her mother, Lerato, was distraught and asked herself how this could happen. She did some research and went to visit Dr [...]

By |July 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments

STEPS Success Story – Washington Chimalaro

Washington Chimalaro is a lively, 18 month old boy who first came to see us at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital in October 2014. His Malawian born parents were sad and shocked when they realised their son was born with clubfoot. His father, Steve jumped into action and did some research online on clubfoot and [...]

By |December 15th, 2015|Success stories|0 Comments

Green Valley Shopping Centre and Manelis family donate to STEPS for clubfoot treatment

Green Valley Shopping Centre recently donated R3000 to STEPS to further the work we do in treating children born with clubfoot in Southern Africa. The centre hosted a Haunted House for Halloween, which included trick or treating throughout the centre. The entrance to the event was free but there were donation buckets where people could [...]

By |December 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments

A STEPS success story: Walking all over the place

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 [...]

By |October 22nd, 2015|Success stories|0 Comments