Clubfoot Tenotomy Procedure illustrations.
Created for Starship Child Health Orthopaedics Team patient education, showing the procedure of the percutaneous tenotomy procedure, used to correct clubfoot deformity.
1. Application of local anaesthetic
2. Small incision made on the back of the heel
3. The Achilles tendon is released
4. The leg is cast to allow the tendon to heal
5. Once healed, dorsiflexion of the foot is achieved.
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