- Family Travels to Washington University Orthopedics for Clubfoot Treatment With Help from Wings Of Hope
Family Travels to Washington University Orthopedics for Clubfoot Treatment With Help from Wings Of Hope
COLUMBUS, OH (KTVI) - At 18 weeks pregnant, Amanda and Corey Coe's unborn child was diagnosed with bilateral clubfeet. While the diagnosis was surprising to the couple, Amanda said finding out early gave them time to do extensive research and carefully choose the best course of treatment for their son, Griffin.
"We wanted to find somebody who specialized in pediatric disorders and deformities, and all of the signs pointed to Dr. Dobbs," said Amanda.
Dr. Matthew Dobbs is a nationally recognized orthopedic surgeon at St. Louis Children's Hospital and professor of orthopedic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. Dobbs specializes in treating clubfoot where the child's foot grows downward and inward. According to Dobbs, one in 1,000 births is affected by the condition.
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