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Treatment for Freeman Sheldon Syndrome is usually focused on treating the recurrent hand or residual clubfoot deformities. Dr. Paley has extensive experience in this rare condition.

The hand deformity is usually ulnar drift and flexion deformities of the fingers. Ulnar drift is a deformity in which the wrist and fingers gradually shift toward the ulna. Dr. Paley may perform reconstructive surgery to correct the hand deformity.

The residual clubfoot deformities require specialized foot osteotomies and the use of a circular external fixator (i.e. the Taylor spatial frame) for gradual correction of the foot deformities.

For more information, see Treatment for Recurrent Clubfoot