Well it’s official: Jonas is done with casts and his feet are corrected! That doesn’t mean we’re done yet, but just look at those beautiful feet… Free at last! You can kind of tell his legs took the shape of the casts and there’s a teeny bit of bruising and wrinkling on the top of…… Continue reading No More Casts!
Well, final set assuming all goes well. But our treatment has been textbook so far, and I’m incredibly grateful we haven’t had to deal with complications. After cast #2 it was really just smooth sailing. We all got used to handling him with them on, diaper changes and all, and Jonas doesn’t even seem to notice…… Continue reading Final Set of Casts and Tenotomy
Another successful visit, and we made it in and out in between snowstorms: talk about impeccable timing! I’m starting to notice a pattern: the night after casting is typically pretty rough sleep-wise (only sleeping 20-45 minutes at a time… yikes!), but I wonder if it’s also partially due to the disruption of all the travel,…… Continue reading Clubfoot Casting #3 — Cast Removal
We made it through a week with casts, so it was time to head back for more! More watching the forecast like a hawk, this time with an appointment change so we could get past the mountains before snow hit, and it was time to drive down to Salt Lake City again. This time we…… Continue reading Clubfoot Casting #2
It’s been a pretty wild couple of days, but here we are: we’ve taken the first step in getting our sweet boy treated for his bilateral clubfeet. A little background info, since this was all new to me until I had no choice but to get intimately acquainted with all of this: Clubfeet are treated in the US…… Continue reading Starting Clubfoot Treatment for our Son