Ponseti Clinic


This is a specialized center with a lot of international experience, doctors certified by the Ponseti International Association, several international scientific papers published. Modern management of all the aspects of this condition: idiopathic and secondary clubfeet, atypical feet and relapses.


Our scientific publications on clubfoot


Nail changes in children with idiopathic congenital clubfoot deformity. Lampasi M, Bandinelli D, Abati CN, Bettuzzi C, Salvatori G, Bassi A, Filippeschi C, Oranges T.Pediatr Dermatol. 2021 May;38(3):617-622. doi: 10.1111/pde.14609.

The influence of laterality, sex and family history on clubfoot severity. Salvatori G, Bettuzzi C, Abati CN, Cucca G, Zanardi A, Lampasi M.J Child Orthop. 2020 Apr 1;14(2):145-150. doi: 10.1302/1863-2548.14.190184.

Interobserver reliability of Diméglio and Pirani score and their subcomponents in the evaluation of idiopathic clubfoot in a clinical setting: a need for improved scoring systems. Bettuzzi C, Abati CN, Salvatori G, Zanardi A, Lampasi M.J Child Orthop. 2019 Oct 1;13(5):478-485. doi: 10.1302/1863-2548.13.190010.

Standing and walking age in children with idiopathic clubfoot: French physiotherapy versus Ponseti method. Zanardi A, Fortini V, Abati CN, Bettuzzi C, Salvatori G, Prato E, Di Giacinto S, Lampasi M.J Child Orthop. 2019 Oct 1;13(5):471-477. doi: 10.1302/1863-2548.13.190097

Comparison of Dimeglio and Pirani score in predicting number of casts and need for tenotomy in clubfoot correction using the Ponseti method. Lampasi M, Abati CN, Bettuzzi C, Stilli S, Trisolino G.Int Orthop. 2018 Oct;42(10):2429-2436. doi: 10.1007/s00264-018-3873-3. Epub 2018 Mar 29.

Use of the Pirani score in monitoring progression of correction and in guiding indications for tenotomy in the Ponseti method: Are we coming to the same decisions? Lampasi M, Abati CN, Stilli S, Trisolino G.J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2017 May-Aug;25(2):2309499017713916. doi: 10.1177/2309499017713916

Evolution of clubfoot deformity and muscle abnormality in the Ponseti method: evaluation with the Dimeglio score. Lampasi M, Trisolino G, Abati CN, Bosco A, Marchesini Reggiani L, Racano C, Stilli S.Int Orthop. 2016 Oct;40(10):2199-2205. doi: 10.1007/s00264-016-3244-x. Epub 2016 Jun 28.

Transfer of the tendon of tibialis anterior in relapsed congenital clubfoot: long-term results in 38 feet. Lampasi M, Bettuzzi C, Palmonari M, Donzelli O.J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010 Feb;92(2):277-83. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.92B2.22504.