Supramalleolar orthoses, SMOs, are commonly prescribed devices for young children who present with benign hypotonia and excessive pronation, or flexible pes planus – a generalized, ligamentous laxity in the foot.

SmartKnit Seamless Socks

No rubbing on toes with SmartKnit XStatic-Toe. Accessorize your SMOs, AFOs, KAFOs with SmarKnit Seamless Socks. SmartKnit socks are made especially for kids and adults wearing AFOs. Feet and legs stay comfortably cool … READ MORE

Gait: The cornerstone of intervention

Quantifying the effects of hypotonia starts in the clinic. Effective management of children with hypotonia requires an understanding of how the condition affects gait. Clinicians typically rely on their professional … READ MORE

Adjustable Dynamic Response AFOs

O&P News May 2012, ATLANTA — Adjustable dynamic response (ADR) AFOs addressed common gait abnormalities in an adolescent with diplegic cerebral palsy, according to a presenter at the American Academy of Orthotists … READ MORE