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September 29, 1917

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE LIGAMENTS OF THE ANKLE IN CORRECTION OF CONGENITAL CLUBFOOT

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NEW YORK

From the clinic of the Hospital for the Ruptured and Crippled.

JAMA. 1917;LXIX(13):1057-1058. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.02590400017005
Abstract

It is generally conceded that the best time to begin treatment in cases of congenital clubfoot is within a few weeks after birth.

The usual procedure is to correct the varus by means of manual force, gradually overcoming the deformity and maintaining by means of plaster of Paris the correction obtained each time. When the

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