Category Archives: Bracing (AFOs, SMOs, etc.)

The Story of My Leg – ExoSym Carbon Fiber Leg Braces

Usually when I walked, I would lift one leg and collapse into the knee, then do the same with the other, over and over. Thanks to the support of the braces, I got a sense of what it was like to move with an actual heel-to-toe rollover motion. I looked up at Ryan. “Fuck, man,” I said. “Let’s do it!” I headed back to Los Angeles, where my daydreams, for once, had a happy ending.

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Congenitally Dislocated Hips in a SB 1 year old – anyone get a SPICA cast for their kid?

Hello Everyone, My husband and I have taken our son (who is now 1 year old exactly), to several specialists at Shriner’s, regular hospitals with Spina Bifida clinics, and even a retired bone & joint specialist.  We are convinced that a spica cast could help him as he has nerve innervation (as far as we can tell) to both legs

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If you or someone you love have spina bifida we want to meet you!

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New AFOs

Just wanted to share pics of C’s new afos. They are cut well before the toe and have much less plastic around the foot to allow for more natural movement/allow her to feel the connection between toes, ankles, knees, etc. The backs are very rigid. She has only had them one day and we are going back to make a

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