Club Foot

Sydney Polzar

What is club foot?

  • Birth defect of the foot.
  • One or both feet are pointed down and curved in.
  • Occurs when tendons are shorter than normal.
  • 1 in 1000 babies are born with club foot each year.

Works Cited

1. March of, Dimes. "Birth Defects." . March of Dimes, n.d. Web. 16 Apr 2013. <http://www.marchofdimes.com/baby/birthdefects_clubfoot.html>

2. U.S National , Library of Medicine. "Club Foot." Medicine Plus. N.p., 22 03 2013. Web. 16 Apr 2013. <http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001228.htm>.