Clin Podiatr Med Surg 2022 Jan;39(1):37-55
UCSF Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, 1500 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA; Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Center, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, 744 52nd Street, Oakland, CA 94609, USA.
Children with cerebral palsy (CP) are at a high risk of developing foot and ankle deformities that can impact function, brace/shoe fit, and seating. The 3 commonly observed foot and ankle segmental malalignment patterns include equinus, planovalgus, and equinovarus. Assessment of foot deformities is multifaceted, requiring the collection and integration of data from a combination of sources that include the clinical history, standardized physical examination, observational and quantitative gait analysis, GMFCS classification, and radiographic findings. Read More