My son has to get brackets on his feet. they might be called crutches not sure

Capricia - posted on 07/02/2009 ( 4 moms have responded )

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Has anyone child had to get the brackets on their feet. The doctor recommended it so that he want be slew footed. If so how long do they usually have to wear them bc he is only 4 months old.

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Capricia - posted on 07/03/2009

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whenever i took him to the doctor. she stood him up and then she told me that he would have to get them, but my bf his right foot is like that because he never got the them. You should ask your doctor about it.

Brenale - posted on 07/02/2009

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my husband. sister, and neafhe all had to waer them.it depends on how bad they have gotten. my sisster is 24 and as a speicel shoe soul that she still wares. my husband only wore his for a year and then went to souls and now he just puts in a arce protecter. but my austin is no so luck he is 3 and he may have to ware them for a few years and alawys have some form of support for his legs. you are good for getting on top of it so fast! they are uncomfy but not pain ful!!! he won't even know that he had them if your doc can take care of the problem. best of luck

Kandis - posted on 07/02/2009

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I dont have the answer to this, but how did you know there was something wrong? My babies legs crave in and I am concerened that she might need those braces as well...

Elizabeth - posted on 07/02/2009

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I wore them when I was a baby until I started walking. Back then, they were little boots with a metal bar in between. I was born pretty pigeon toed and this was suppose to help correct that. Luckily I was too young to remember and your son will be too.

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