The Shoemaker Meets the KAFO Training Team

Mobility Outreach International and our DAHW organized a Knee Ankle Foot Orthosis (KAFO) training course at Thies Hospital Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center. One of the two patients that volunteered for the training was a shoemaker named, Mr. Ousseynou Diamé.

By | July 30th, 2019|Disability, Prosthetics & Orthotics, Real Life Stories|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Clubfoot

While people in America may not be familiar with clubfoot and the mobility challenges that it presents, the National Institute of Health reports that 1 in 1,000 children are born with this limiting disease. Clubfoot is a congenital foot deformity that is officially known as talipes equinovarus (TEV) or congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV). Sufferers often have a reduced quality of life without proper treatment.

By | June 10th, 2019|Disability, Orthopedic Surgery|0 Comments