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Seventy-two children with excessive heel valgus and markedly uneven shoe wear were treated by Helfet heel seats for 18-36 months. Of the 52 children reviewed in this study, 44 had improved shoe wear. Simple heel seats offer economical treatment for children whose foot deformities destroy their shoes.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Journal of pediatric orthopedics

Publication Date

11/1994

Volume

14

Pages

760 - 762

Addresses

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Headington, Oxford, U.K.

Keywords

Humans, Foot Deformities, Acquired, Follow-Up Studies, Orthotic Devices, Shoes, Child, Child, Preschool, Female, Male