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Table 1 Functional Scoring System According to Dr. Ponseti [4]

From: Mid-term results of ponseti method for the treatment of congenital idiopathic clubfoot - (A study of 67 clubfeet with mean five year follow-up)

Category Points
Satisfaction (20 points)  
   I am ...  
1. very satisfied with end results 20
2. satisfied with end results 16
3. neither satisfied nor unsatisfied with end results 12
4. unsatisfied with end results 08
5. very unsatisfied with end results 04
Function (20 Points)  
   In my daily living my club foot...  
1. Does not limit my activities 20
2. Occasionally limit my strenuous activities 16
3. Usually limits me in strenuous activities 12
4. Limits me occasionally in routine activities 08
5. Limits me in walking 04
Pain (30 points)  
   My club foot...  
1. Is never painful 30
2. Occasionally causes mild pain during strenuous activities 24
3. Usually is painful after strenuous activities only 18
4. Is occasionally painful during routine activities 12
5. Is painful during walking 06
Position of heel when standing (10 points)  
1. Heel varus 0 degree or some heel valgus 10
2. Heel varus 1-5 degree 5
3. Heel varus 6-10 degree 3
4. Heel varus >10 degree 0
Passive motion (10 Points)  
1. Dorsiflexion 1 point per 5 degree (up to 5 points)
2. Total varus-valgus motion of heel 1 point per 10 degree (up to 3 points)
3. Total inversion-eversion of foot 1 point per 50 degree (up to 2 points
Gait (10 Points)  
1. Normal 6
2. Can toe walk 2
3. Can heel walk 2
4. Limp -2
5. No heel strike -2
6. Abnormal toe off -2