Ainata with corrected clubfeet

Update on Little Ainata from Africa

We have an update on Ainata from Burkina Faso, Africa! Ainata was treated at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital Clubfoot Clinic in 2016 when she was seven years old. She is now a thriving 12-year-old young lady with corrected clubfeet, an infectious smile and such a bright future. Ainata is living with Read More…

Lucky's Feet Cover

Lucky’s Feet in the News

Little Village Book Review of Lucky’s Feet by Thomas M. Cook and Olayinka O. Adegbehingbe We’re proud to see the wonderful book review of Lucky’s Feet by Little Village Magazine’s Genevieve Trainor. Here are some quotes from the review: “Lucky’s Feet comes out of the Coralville-based nonprofit Clubfoot Solutions, Inc., and was printed locally, too, Read More…

Lucky's Feet video snip

A Heartwarming Story

Our very own Dr. Thomas Cook narrates his book, Lucky’s Feet, in this heartwarming video. Based on a true story, Lucky’s Feet tells how a caring grandmother, a skilled doctor, and a simple treatment changed the life of a very lucky eight year old boy. It lasts 17 minutes and is intended for anyone four Read More…

VRCEU Casting and Brace Use

Two Successes with VRCEU

Voluntary Rural Community Empowerment Uganda (VRCEU) shared with us a beautiful email and photo of two children who have successfully gone through the casting process and are now in their Iowa Braces! This is wonderful news! Here is an excerpt of their email: “…the solution and the treatment is not simple, mostly in these Rural Read More…

Guatemala Partnership Success

Orthopedic Solutions to Surgical Access, Inc. (OSSA) in Guatemala and Clubfoot Solutions are working together to help children in Guatemala and the rest of Latin America. We’ve sent two shipments of the Iowa Brace to their clinic in San Marcos. The braces have been used by their Orthopedic Resident and the president of Guatemala’s Ponseti Read More…