With regard to slight congenital dislocations, some of them can be
rectified, especially club-foot. There is more than one variety of
club-foot. The treatment consists in modeling the foot like a piece
of wax; applying resinous cerate, and numerous bandages; or a sole,
or a piece of lead is to be bound on, but not upon the bare skin;
the adjustment and attitudes to correspond.
The Genuine Works of Hippocrates. Hippocrates. Charles Darwin Adams. New York. Dover. 1868.
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