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... in a position that she is probably not used to having her foot in. They are comfortable after awhile, don't even know I have them on most the time now. As for shoes, there are websites for shoes designed specially for AFOs. Do a search on "shoes for AFO's" and you should be able to find a decent shoe. ... (13 replies)
... hi has anyone tried hatchbacks shoes for kids with afo's, i'm thinking of buying some but didn't want to buy if they're no good. ... (5 replies)
... I only ever wore hinged AFOs for 4 or 5 years when I was a kid. ... (6 replies)

... I need to chime in here too about the importance of good shoes. I am a nike fan all the way, and I change out my shoes quite often. ... (13 replies)
Dec 22, 2008
... I have an AFO for my right leg. ... (12 replies)
Dec 21, 2008
... I am getting a AFO for my left leg. I am not sure what type it is. I was casted and am waiting for it to come in. I am excited about it because it beats falling at my age. your body can only take so much of that. ... (12 replies)
... Hi everyone. Im new here and would be greatfull for any advise. We have a 3. ... (4 replies)
Dec 21, 2008
... I wore tennis shoes most of the time. I think we had to go a half size bigger than normal in order for the AFO's to fit inside of them. ... (12 replies)
... Wow I don't envy your position with this, we rely on the "experts" to know what's needed for our kids, but when they're all conflicting it must be a nightmare. ... (4 replies)
Self-help skills
Jun 13, 2005
... Try Zappos. I buy my EE tennis shoes for my AFOs there. ... (15 replies)
Feb 14, 2005
... I'm 37 and I should have been wearing orthotics or a built up shoes all my life but my parents neglected it. So as I got older I had to do something about my walking before I ended up in a wheelchair. ... (15 replies)
... e also had a period of serial plastering which was pretty horrible as we live in a hot climate and once the plasters were in place it was very hot and unpleasant for my daughter. ... (6 replies)
Jan 13, 2009
... My son is 4 and he wears AFOs. He will be getting new ones in about a month or so. I bought him hatchback shoes with his last AFOs, and they worked really well. They cost 50.00 plus shipping. He had them for a year and they were well worth it. ... (12 replies)
... How old is your son? Mine is 3 years 8 months old. He will have botox on Wednesday(his will be his 6th time). He gets the injections in his hamstrings and calves. He also started on baclofen 10 MG 1/2 tablet in the a.m. and 1 before bedtime. (9 replies)
... I would like to thank everyone for your helpful replies. It helps so much to know that their are other families going through the same thing. ... (9 replies)
... I think the braces made it harder for him to relax down into the W position. ... (9 replies)
... My daughter had the AFO's . She first wore them, after surgery. They were uncomfortable for her at first. Also, we had to buy bigger shoes to fit over the braces, so this made it more difficult for her to seemed "clunky". But she got used to them and they were a big help. ... (9 replies)
... years, on his 3rd pair, and they are great for him. They help to strretch his muscles and he has been able to stand now. As for shoes, we have just bought inexpensive ones from payless shoe source, famous footware, etc.. we just have to get a wide width. ... (13 replies)
... i would love to hear where else i could get nice shoes to go over a 2yr olds afo. ... (5 replies)
... hi annie, my problem is that over here the company that sells them charges more than double the us company, but now that there is a uk seller i can't get them direct from hatchbacks in the us, they won't do it. they tell me they would have to charge me import tax and ridiculous postage charges ect and that would make them much more expensive than over here anyway. ... (5 replies)

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