Your Child Walking Right? Parents' Guide to Little Feet.
by Andrew Chong, M.D. | Wheaton,
IL: Wheaton Resource Corp., 1997.
A book for every parent -- In-toeing,
out-toeing, flatfeet, knock-knees, bowlegs, toe-walking,
sudden refusal to walk: these afflictions of childhood
are so common that together, they affect all children
at some time during their growth and development.
Wheaton Bracing System
New Device for the Treatment of Metatarsus Adductus
Andrew Chong, M.D., F.R.C.S.(C), FACS
| Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics,
Vol. 2, No. 2. The American Orthotic and Prosthetic
Association, 1990: 139-148.
study describes 116 children with metatarsus adductus
that were treated with the Wheaton Brace. The study
showed effectiveness of the brace as an alternative
to castings. The advantages of orthotic treatment over
casting include: safety, convenience, and dramatic savings
in cost and time.
by P. Howard and L. Dias | New
York: Springer Verlag: 209-215.
Howard and L. Dias discuss their surgical technique
of medial rotation of the talus and complete calcaneocuboid
release, and describe the use of the Wheaton Bracing
System before and after surgical release.
of Orthoses and Assistive Devices
by Bertram Goldberg and John D. Hsu,
ed. | American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Mosby,
Wheaton Bracing system is discussed in Chapter 32, "Congenital
and Acquired Disorders" for the treatment of metatarsus
adductus (pp. 480-482) and for the treatment of clubfoot
The Art and Practice of Children's Orthopedics
by Dennis Wanger and Mercer Rang | New
York: Raven Press, 1993: 125-6, 160-1.
use of the Wheaton Brace in clubfoot following cast
correction is discussed in Chapter 5 (pp. 160-161).
The use of Wheaton Brace in Metatarsus Varus is discussed
in Chapter 4 (pp. 125-126).
Wheaton Pavlik Harness
of Ultrasound Assessment and Pavlik Harness Treatment
in the Management of Developmental Dysplasia of the
by D.H. Sochart, FRCS and R.W. Paton,
FRCS | Ann R Coll Surg Engl, Nov 1996. 78(6): 505-508.
is a 3-year study of 82 dysplastic hips in 65 infants,
treated with the Wheaton Pavlik harness and monitored
with regular ultrasound examinations. The results of
treatment with this regimen were excellent, with no
cases of late re-dislocation or subluxation. The Wheaton-Pavlik
harness was found to be "user-friendly, easy to apply
and adjust, and with no major complications being encountered
in this series."
S. Terry Canale, ed. | Mosby, 1998.
The Wheaton Pavlik Harness is featured in the chapter,
"Congenital Anomalies" (p. 1024).
Atlas of Orthoses and Assistive Devices
Bertram Goldberg and John D. Hsu, ed.
| American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Mosby, 1997.
Wheaton Pavlik harness is featured in Chapter 34, "Hip
Disorders" (p. 510).
Pediatric Orthopaedics - the Art of Diagnosis and Principles
by Mihram O. Tachdjian | Appleton and
Lange, Stanford, CT, 1997.
The Wheaton Pavlik harness is featured in the chapter,
"The Hip" (p. 184).