Did you know that Maitland Cottage runs the largest Club Foot Clinic in Cape Town?
Every Friday Dr Stewart Dix-Peek and his team of surgeons, Orthopaedic Registrars, UCT Physio students and Orthotists attend to approximately 30 babies and toddlers. The Ponseti Method is used to treat the little patients feet
The Ponseti method is the most widely used technique in North America and throughout the world which uses gentle stretching and casting to gradually correct the deformity. It is a manipulative technique that corrects congenital clubfoot without invasive surgery.