Saturday, December 3, 2022

Idiopathic Toe Walking

Kevin Matthews

Hello again all,
 
I have for the past few years been using an SMO with a plantarflexion stop to treat idiopathic toe walking.  I have fit more than a hundred pairs of these and have only had to replace one pair with hinged AFO’s because the therapist felt they would work better.  Therapists now routinely order the SMO version.  If you treat this disorder you may want to try this approach.  I have posted a short youtube video on the design and approach.  If you have a chance to watch, I’d appreciate any feedback.  Thanks for taking time.  Link follows.  Kevin
 

If for some reason the link doesn’t work, go to Advanced Orthopedic Designs youtube channel.
 
Kevin C. Matthews, CO/LO
Advanced Orthopedic Designs
12315 Judson Rd. #206
San Antonio, Texas 78233
210-657-8100
210-657-8105 fax

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