Equinus deformity

Equinus or spastic equinovarus is a foot deformity that most commonly occurs secondary to cerebral stroke (CVA) or cerebral palsy, but may also be a congenital deformity. The pathology causes gait abnormality in patients and is a very real handicap when it comes to mobility. Learn more about the condition, its diagnosis and the different treatment options available.

The severity of equinus deformity varies.

The chief causes of equinus deformity are cerebral stroke (CAV) in adults, and cerebral palsy in children.

Worldwide, more than 100,000 children are born with equinus deformity.

Last update 13/04/2017