News — Boots and bar RSS



Clubfoot Babywearing

Babywearing for clubfoot babies is achievable and highly recommended. Use this infographic to get a head start on if you're preparing for the arrival of your clubfoot child or would like to give babywearing a try. Please note: That carrier choice is highly personal, as it will fit every caregiver and baby differently. Many people have used additional carriers to the ones listed with casts and boots & bar, they have had to been creative with modifying their positions. SaveSaveSaveSave

Continue reading



Boot and Bar Basics

BOOTS AND BAR BASICS (aka bnb)Getting to know your way around the post cast-world of clubfoot. There are many options available today for boots and bars here are some of the most popular: Markell  Boot: Mitchell Boot:Ponseti Bar: Dobbs Bar: ADM: STANDARD PROGRESSION of wear:23hr wear for 3 months following the last cast.14-16hr* wear up to 1 year of age.12hr* wear after 1 year of age.*Not all Doctors follow this routine. Please ensure you are following the guidance of your doctor.   ROUTINE:Setting precedents and routine is paramount to your child’s success with BnB. Ensure you are rigid with your routine for two reasons. 1) The baby/child will know what to expect, this will reduce the ambiguity of, “Will I have...

Continue reading