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Hi, my 4 year old is non verbal and has recently been fitted with AFO's. He has spastic diiplegia, can only stand when aided and is a wheelchair user. The AFO's are marking his ankle bones and he is complaining that his feet hurt. The specialists have said they are fitting fine and that once the marking disappears then all is ok. I guess my question is to the more experienced people with CP, are we being cruel by insisting he wear them or are we doing him hindering him by being lenient. He has had problems with his feet all winter due to the cold anyway. We have him wearing knee length thermal socks and slipper socks when indoors to keep them warm.
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