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Self-help skills
Jun 13, 2005
... For my 5 year old nephew, my sister buys the cheapest velcro sneakers she can find, one size bigger than his actual size. Canvas didn't hold up to everyday wear and tear, so look for leather, real or fake, and the lower cut the better. Also, leather will stretch somewhat to fit the AFO without tearing. ... (15 replies)
... 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)
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)

Dec 19, 2000
... I am an adult with mild c.p. I wear an AFO on my right leg. I have tremendous difficulties with buying attractive shoes. I cannot wear dress shoes because they do not provide enough support. So, I usually wear orthopedic shoes to work, and I get really tired of them. ... (0 replies)
Jan 13, 2009
... I don't personally have to wear the AFOs and I don't know how much this will help, but I'll tell you what little I know. ... (12 replies)
... Otherwise I liked them and had no problem wearing them. They were comfortable to me. ... (6 replies)
... Hi Kelli, I'm sorry I didn't see this post sooner. Now, I have no professional background, I'm just a young person with CP. Please, don't distress, progress takes time. ... (10 replies)
... Thank you, Samantha, for replying to my post. ... (10 replies)
Battling fatigue
Jan 20, 2004
... As I understand it, the AFOs will be to stretch out the calf and hopefully reduce spasming in the process of that stretch. Never heard of it for this use so I am curious. ... (627 replies)
Battling fatigue
Jun 1, 2003
... Hey there! You know about those shoes, I have heard that they are very comfortable and a good wear for your feet. I have seen people wearing them but unless they come in different styles the only style I saw was that of a clog type shoe with an open back. ... (627 replies)
Mar 19, 2005
... Well... I used to really hide in my clothes. I never wore anything that showed my legs. ... (19 replies)

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