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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.


Journal article


J pediatr orthop

Publication Date





760 - 762


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