Adventures in SMOs and AFOs: Parent Handout
Orthotics are made to help support and stabilize the lower extremity in order to improve functional mobility in children. The most basic options are foot orthotics but there are orthotics that support the hip and knee as well.
Use this parent handout to learn about:
- What is the purpose of foot orthotics?
- How do I know if my child needs orthotics? If your child…
- What are the benefits of wearing foot orthotics?
- What are the different types of Orthotics?