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... I've also always wore regular white socks. I never even knew there was such a thing as special socks for AFOs. I guess when I was little, I wore black or blue knee highs, but I always thought that was just because my mom wanted me to look nice in school. ... (13 replies)
... I don't know how old your child is, but my daughter who is 6 has been in high afos since she was 2. ... (13 replies)
... My son wore them with AFOs for years. He had his hamstrings lengthened last summer, at age 14. ... (13 replies)

... I buy girls knee high socks for my son to wear under his AFOs...They are dark blue, so no one knows they are "girl socks". ... (13 replies)
Dec 19, 2000
... or athletic socks that come up high enough under AFOs? ... (0 replies)
... I buy diabetic socks, they have over the calf ones of those, but any sock that goes over the calf will work. They really don't need to be "made for AFOs" although that's what orthopedists (or whatever brace makers are called, I forgot) want you to buy. Honestly, the person that made my braces told me anything over the calf. Hope this has helped. Kelly (13 replies)
... had to buy a slightly larger size so take the AFOs to the shoe store! ... (23 replies)
... Hey Everyone, I am glad i found this site. I have 14 year old with mild cp. She has had AFOS since she was two. I beleive they help her but they cause so much trouble. ... (13 replies)
... but like everything else, it's a trade off. The weight of the braces is terrible, and knee socks in July are just wrong. Goodbye cute clothes! ... (34 replies)
Toe off brace
Jun 26, 2003
... jeans with wide pant legs. Thank goodness the wide leg look is in! Hopefully the skin tight jeans look won't be popular for a while. I was having trouble with socks slipping down, but have recently ordered some socks that are specially designed for under afos. They work wonders! ... (3 replies)
... back part of a lower leg and foot cast, extending from tips of the toes to below the knees. They cup the back and sides of feet and lower legs and you wear long socks to protect your skin. ... (2 replies)

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