Club Foot Department Club Foot Department

Division name : Club Foot

Club foot is a deformity in which an infant s foot is turned inward often so severly that the bottom of the foot faces sideways or even upward, approximately one infant in every 1000 live birth will have clubfoot, making it one of the more common congenital foot deformities.  

Division objectives.

  • Build awareness of the community
  • Teach ponseti method
  • Manufacture and distribute braces
  • Publish research material
  • Build a comprehensive sustainable ponseti program

A summary of the main services

  • To obtain fully corrected feet’s
  • Mobile
  • Plantigrade feets
  • Walking comfortably in normal shoes.

How is the clubfoot treated?

Ponseti Method: is used as a golden standard for clubfoot treatment. It’s effective and inexpensive with good long term result. Ponseti method is divided in two phases:

  • Corrective phase
  • Maintanance phase

Incidence of club foot is around 1 in 1000 live birth every year.

Prevalence of neglected club foot is high if treatment not initiated within 7daya after birth.

What cause clubfoot

Researchers are still uncertain about the cause of clubfoot. The most widely accepted theory is that club foot is caused by a combination of genetic and environment factors, what is known, however, is that there is an increased risk in families with a history of clubfeet.

Annual Time table

 

April

May

June

July

Wednesday

1

6

3

1

Wednesday

8

13

10

8

Wednesday

15

20

17

15

Wednesday

22-29

27

24

22-29

 

Contact information:

 

Telephone:0814743589

Fax Number: 061203347

Email address: ernestkombo@yahoo.com

Visiting Information Visiting Information

Week days: 15:00 - 16:00

                    18:00 - 19:00

Weekends:  11:00 - 12:00

                    15:00 - 16:00

                    18:00 - 19:00

ICU Visiting Hours

Mon-Sun: 15:00 - 16:00

                  18:00 - 19:00

NB: For ICU Visitors ONLY, Maximum 6 people per patient, These must be the same people seeing the patient everyday until the patient is discharged.