Q: What are CTEV Shoes? Are such shoes available in Delhi?
A:CTEV shoes means - shoes for Congenital Talipes Equino Varus or congenital club foot. There are two kinds that are available; one is a leather surgical shoes with modifications to maintain correction in club foot achieved either by conservative or by operative means. The other variety is a molded polypropylene or other such mouldable material to achieve the same results as a surgical shoe. These are available all over Delhi through trained orthotists and prosthotists attending the orthopaedic clinics of most hospitals. Alternatively consult an orthopaedic surgeon in any major hospital and he can help you get in touch with an orthotist.