club foot

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club foot

1. a congenital deformity of the foot, esp one in which the foot is twisted so that most of the weight rests on the heel
2. Nautical a boom attached to the foot of a jib
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Clare was born with the same rare genetic condition, but also had club feet and extra toes, and endured years of corrective surgery.
Doctors gave parents Alaina and Dave a stark choice when their son was born with severe club feet.
Born 10 weeks premature, Lindsay Gentry also suffered from water on the brain, and had two dislocated hips and club feet.
He was born with club feet, has already had one leg amputated and is desperate to have the other removed because of the pain it is causing him.
Alaina, who has a daughter Natasha, 14, said: "Nathan was born with severe club feet.
Mrs Dunn, who has treated about 40 children with club feet in the past two years, said: "Mia's parents have been fantastic and have given Mia a great chance of gaining the most from her treatment.
We have been told that she does not have club feet but that they are shaped as if the tops of her bones are overlapping.
Kalar suffers from kidney cancer, and Jeremy, 4, has birth defects, including muscle problems, club feet and tumors in his spinal cord that required surgery.
After being born with two club feet and spending the first year of his life in casts to his knees, Beasley took his first jazz class at age 11.
In addition to reducing head mobility and distorting facial muscles, the condition is linked to inborn hip displacements and club feet, he remarks.

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