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When a prenatal ultrasound revealed that Sara and Aaron Trombley's unborn son had congenital vertical talus, they already knew where they would go. Just 18 months earlier, their firstborn son, Ashton, was born with the same foot deformity.
Even before Alexis was born, she was diagnosed with a foot deformity known as clubfoot. Her parents sought treatment with pediatric orthopedic specialist Dr. Matthew Dobbs.
Colin was diagnosed with clubfoot the day he was born. Colin was treated immediately with no relief. Then his mom learned about Dr. Matthew Dobbs at St. Louis Children's Hospital, who specializes in bracing to correct clubfoot.
Ethan's journey with clubfoot began when he was diagnosed with clubfoot in the womb. He was just ten days old when he began treatment with Dr. Matthew Dobbs at St. Louis Children's Hospital.
Like his mom, Sam was born with the foot deformity known as clubfoot. But after her experience with painful surgery as a child, Allison decided to bring Sam to pediatric orthopedic specialist Dr. Matthew Dobbs for non-surgical treatment known as the Ponseti Method.