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Leg braces at 2!:/

Posted by on Jul. 7, 2014 at 4:30 PM
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Hello ladies. My son was born at 23 weeks. He's had 4 surgeries but is pretty healthy overall. He has a foot that rotates outward keeping him from walking. We are going next month to be fitted for AFO's. Do any of you have small children that have/had them.? Wondering what to expect? Will he hate them? He's 2.
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Thelmama
by Thelma on Jul. 7, 2014 at 4:55 PM

No, but here is a bump and a wish for good luck.

Noni2319
by Chrissy on Jul. 7, 2014 at 8:19 PM
Here's a bump.
Kmakksmom
by Stefanie on Jul. 7, 2014 at 11:12 PM

I had surgery on my left Achilles Tendon when I had just turned 3.  I couldn't walk before then.  My tendon wasn't attached.  I had braces on both legs for many years, until I was 10ish.  I still don't walk very well, and still have numerous problems with my whole left leg, from hip to toe.  I had my surgery in the early 80s.  I'm positive they are much better at surgery now. :)

Good Luck!

cjsmom1
by Silver Member on Jul. 9, 2014 at 2:08 AM

My cousin was supposed to wear a leg brace growing up, but my aunt and uncle normally didn't make him. Because of that he still doesn't walk correctly and he's an adult.

143myboys9496
by Suzzanne on Jul. 9, 2014 at 9:05 AM

I don't, sorry. But I hope everything goes smoothly. 

He's young enough that you'll probably distract him if he doesn't like them. Besides if he becomes more mobile with the shoes/braces on, you'll probably never get them off him.

ashleyellis
by Member on Jul. 9, 2014 at 11:02 AM
Thanks so much everyone!:)
mysticalmalissa
by Silver Member on Jul. 10, 2014 at 5:42 AM

Good luck to your son! 

ashleyellis
by Member on Jul. 10, 2014 at 10:44 AM
Thank you!!!:)

Quoting mysticalmalissa:

Good luck to your son! 

paganbaby
by Chesty La Rue on Jul. 11, 2014 at 2:59 AM

I don't know but here's a bump!

ashleyellis
by Member on Jul. 11, 2014 at 11:05 AM
Thanks for the bumps ladies.
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