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Toe off brace
Jun 17, 2003
... How many folks out there have used or still use a "toe off" AFO for a dropped foot? ... (3 replies)
... Hi all! 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. As far as cumbersome AFO's.....been there done that! You are right to think that you are probably causing more trouble than good. Yes the heavyweight AFO's do cause some trouble with the fact that you lose some of your muscle... (13 replies)
What are AFOs?
Jul 22, 2004
... I wear an AFO for lower leg spasticity and foot drop. I love my brace because it is extremely lightweight. ... (10 replies)

... I too cannot wear most sandals and I was continually tripping on things. I get botox injections to keep my foot from dropping and I wear an AFO called a "toe off" brace. Very nice. I do stretching every day and work out twice a week. I still get good days and very bad days. ... (24 replies)
Self-help skills
Jun 13, 2005
... 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. If your son's AFO are anything like Nick's, they have support the length of the foot, so it won't matter if the shoes are too long. ... (15 replies)
... What exactly do you mean by arches, I'm sorry! I don't have any problem with my heels, my feet are quite straight they don't fall "inwards." Just that the right toe "1st quarter" of the foot does that upward curl sometimes. ... (2 replies)
Battling fatigue
May 5, 2003
... foot work right going back but coming back forward I get the loss of control to pick my foot up and it literally toe drags across the floor. Very easy to trip and that is what brought me to botox to begin with. ... (627 replies)

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