are Yahoo Groups?
those of you in the UK, you may not have heard
of this facility. (I certainly hadn't!) Basically,
it's a mailing list - you send an e-mail to
the Yahoo Group address, and it gets sent
to everyone on the list. In the same way,
all posts get sent to you as e-mails!
here to visit the Home Page
do they offer?
lists are designed to offer support, information
and encouragement. They are open to parents
who have children with clubfoot, as well as
those who have been affected themselves.
is the difference between the available groups?
There are two active general groups, the
largest having over 400 members. TalipesUK
was set up by myself, and is generally more
specific to the UK. There is a 'no surgery'
group, which is mainly to discuss the Ponseti
method, plus a group to discuss the French
Physiotherapy Method. In addition, a group
has been set up for those affected by foot
pain, and has many adult members with talipes/clubfoot.
The latest group is an Australian based one.
Below is a link to each group, plus their
- This is a list to offer support, encouragement,
and information to people in the UK who have
children with talipes, or who have been affected
- A support group for parents of children
with clubfoot/feet, people with clubfoot/feet
or anyone needing support on this topic. We
hope you will find support, friendship and
- To discuss non-surgical methods of treating
clubfoot, but specifically the Ponseti Method.
We are here to get the word out and to support
each other through the various stages of correction.
- A discussion/support group for parents of
children with clubfoot using the French Physiotherapy
Method. We discuss treatment and encourage
each other during our children's' development.
- Do your feet hurt so bad that sometimes
it rules your life? I was born with severe
clubfeet and am suffering chronic pain. We'll
share stories, prayer requests, doctor and
medicine news, and just inspire and encourage
each other. Any foot pain is welcome!
- Group for Information and Support for Parents
of children born with Talipes (Club Foot)
living in Australia and New Zealand.