Dr I.V. Ponseti

Doctor Ignacio V. Ponseti was born in Spain.
He left Spain to study the paediatric surgery in Iowa City
with Dr. Steindler

He developed a biomechanical theory of the physiopathology(Glossary)of the club-foot which enabled him to develop a personal technique of treatment by plasters, and to obtain good performances
However, its field of research and activity was not limited to the club-feet.
It indeed published on other subjects like the scoliosis, the congenital luxation of hip, the metatarsus varus…

The whole of its work does of him one of the founders of the speciality known as of Paediatric Orthopedy

Pr Ponseti (at Left) with Pr Bérard

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