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The Ponseti method has, over the last 25 years, become the international gold standard for clubfoot management because of its proven efficacy, safety, and universality. It is an exacting method that requires specific training and ongoing practice. It also requires a commitment to applying it without modification to ensure the highest rate of success. This perspective article provides 1) an historical background of the method, 2) evidence for an apparent shift by providers away from dedication to strict application of the method, 3) reasons why that may be occurring, and 4) justifications for staying true to the method.