Frequently asked questions regarding the Iowa Brace
These are questions that are frequently asked about the design of the Iowa Brace. Dr. Jose Morcuende is the co-founder of Clubfoot Solutions and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Rehabilitation and Pediatrics at the University of Iowa. Dr. Morcuende is the lead designer of the Iowa Brace. He is a worldwide expert in clubfoot deformity correction. These are his clinical answers to the design features of the Iowa Brace.
The Adventures of Leo and Bracie
Enjoy Leo and Bracie who show you why bracing is important to the success of the Ponseti Method for clubfoot correction. We are very thankful for the support of former Major League All- Star Freddy Sanchez whose time and involvement helping children born with clubfoot has been invaluable. Also a special thanks to Assata Caldwell (Illustrations by Assata) for creating the animation for Leo and Bracie.
Best Feet Forward
Iowa’s Ignacio Ponseti revolutionized clubfoot treatment with his gentle, nonsurgical approach. Now his successor, UI doctor Jose Morcuende, is on a lifelong mission to bring the Ponseti Method to the rest of the world.
This video (2:07 minutes) is an excellent overview of clubfoot and the low-cost, highly effective Ponseti Method of treatment.
The Iowa Brace Unboxing and Parts breakdown
The Iowa Brace, fit the brace, put the brace on, take the brace off
Brace fitting for Caregivers
Learn more about how to ensure the proper fit of the Iowa Clubfoot Brace for your child during the bracing phase of the Ponseti Method of clubfoot correction. This educational piece was produced by our wonderful partner STEPS in South Africa.
The Iowa Brace Assembly Instructions
The Iowa Brace Assembly Instructions for Health Care Professionals
Clubfoot Solutions partner STEPS in South Africa has produced a wonderful educational piece on the assembly of the Iowa Clubfoot Brace for Health Care Professionals.