Department of Orthopaedics, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India


The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been universal and swift in its spread. As orthopaedic surgeons, for the most of us this timeframe has reduced our activity to emergency and trauma cases only, with virtual outpatient clinics and no elective surgeries. With some of the common deformity problems including clubfoot etc, which comprises a large number of children in the developing world, the management has been deferred, without any regional and national guidelines being framed. Updated guidelines relating to the management of clubfoot patients, in which parents can safely consult with the orthopaedic surgeon and physical rehabilitation specialists will allow them to cope with this unprecedented situation. We revisit the current scenario and the possible management protocol in the context of COVID-19 pandemic.


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