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Tippie MBA Students Help Spread the Word about Ponseti Clubfoot Treatment

Release: May 15, 2008

 A group of Tippie MBA marketing students has spent the last year looking for ways to market the Ponseti method of treating children with clubfoot. They found that good news doesn't always travel fast.

Despite 50 years of success, many physicians in the United States are still not fully aware of, or even practicing, the revolutionary nonsurgical treatment developed by University of Iowa Health Care's Dr. Ignacio Ponseti. Click here for more about this article...


 Ponseti patient heading to D.C.

Girl will represent Idaho in all-star tee ball game

 Allison Mauck's treated feet are taking her all the way to Washington, D.C., to play tee ball on the president's lawn. Click here for more about this article... 


 St. Luke’s offers non-surgical treatment for ‘clubfoot’

For a certain segment of the population which has been denied a chance to literally stand up for themselves, a "surgery-free" procedure is now available to correct their physical deformity called Congenital Talipes Equinovarus or "clubfoot."  Click here for more about this article...


Dr. Ponseti dies at the age of 95

Dr. Ignacio Ponseti, father of the Ponseti Method, a revolutionary nonsurgical means of treating clubfoot in babies, died today, University of Iowa spokesman Tom Moore said. He was 95... Click here for more about this article...

Famed UI Physician Dr. Ponseti Dies

IOWA CITY - Renowned Iowa doctor and medical pioneer, Doctor Ignacio Ponseti has died. Ponseti was known for his non-surgical method for treating club foot. The 95-year-old died in Iowa City today of a sudden illness. Click here for more about this article...

Ponseti's gentle touch reshaped lives around the world

Date : October 20, 2009
Tens of thousands of people worldwide can walk normally today because of an elderly Iowa surgeon who preferred to use gentle manipulations and plaster casts instead of a scalpel. Click here for more about this article...

 Ignacio Ponseti, 95

Perfected nonsurgical method for curing clubfoot in infants

Ignacio Ponseti, 95, an Iowa doctor who perfected a nonsurgical technique 60 years ago for curing clubfoot in infants and saw it become widely adopted in the past dozen years, died Oct. 18 of complications from a stroke at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Click here for more about this article...