[ UK /tˈæla‍ɪps/ ]
  1. congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes
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  • Musculature of legs was in a constant mild clonus, and the right foot was kept in position of talipes equinovarus. Studies in Forensic Psychiatry
  • The nine following cases (Nos. 37-45) were anomalies of the lower limbs: Nos. 37, 38, and 42 may have been spontaneous amputations; Nos. 39 and 40 were doubtless instances of webbed toes (syndactyly), and the deformity indicated in No. 45 was presumably talipes equinus. Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine
  • In talipes equino-varus where the toes touch the floor and the heel is drawn up and the foot is everted, we treat the tibialis anticus and the peroneus tertius principally. Massage and the Original Swedish Movements
  • The term "talipes" is commonly used to include all these, but here it will be restricted to that form in which the heel is more or less elevated, and the foot supinated so that it rests on its lateral border -- _talipes equino-varus_. Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.
  • Lord Byron, Britain's great romantic who was ‘mad, bad and dangerous to know’, was also born with talipes, or a club foot.
  • However, the consensus opinion seems to be that he had a mild form of talipes in his right foot.
  • Conclusion: Normative rehabilitation was useful in improving talipes valgus in the children with cerebral palsy.
  • In 2001 Edinburgh University awarded him a D.Sc. degree for research on spinal stenosis, and he was awarded the Syme professorship for work on congenital talipes (formerly called ‘club foot’).
  • Amie was born with bilateral talipes, meaning her feet were turning inwards.
  • Objective To explore the clinical significance of the footprints and lateral X-rays in weight loading in evaluating the rehabilitation of talipes valgus in the children with cerebral palsy.
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