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... I am 24, and I wear bilateral AFO's. I got my first pair a year ago, so it was very hard to get used to wearing them after so many years of walking unaided. I am right hemiplegic too. ... (13 replies)
... nd he simply cannot stnad on his own becuase of weakness . his knees slouch and he cannot pull them back straight . yesterday our ortho dr wrote us a scrip for BILATERAL ground reaction braces . much like a AFO , the leg part will be in FRONT of his legs to give him extra support . has anyone had these ? ... (0 replies)
... iplegia. I have found the posts quite insightful. I was born in 1982, 2 months prematurely, because of placental abruption. I also had a grade I IVH. I walk with bilateral AFO's. Most of the time, you can't tell I have CP except by looking at my braces. ... (8 replies)

... I don't feel my son has gained anything from the surgery yet... he is in bilateral AFO's and his left ankle is still just as tight as before the surgery... go figure. ... (4 replies)
... It sound like you may have bilateral hips dysplasia, if your hips click and pop? ... (10 replies)
... He, too, walked on his toes and his left leg is more affected than his right leg. He used a Kaye Posture walker with great success as a very small child and had AFO splints. He's always been a delightful and determined boy! ... (23 replies)
... I had Achilles lenghtening, too... I think the difference between you and me might be my knees are flexed a LOT, and my hamstrings are so tight that I walk bent over at the waist/hips as well. So I think it should be worth it for me, but I am not really looking forward to hyperextending knees :/.... I think I might have to take people's advice and look into AFOs :) (34 replies)
... I have spastic diplegia and I have had bilateral Achilles tendon lengthening when I was 5. ... (34 replies)

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