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A 30-year-old member asked:

Any tips on dealing with a pediatric prosthetic foot?

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Dr. Charles Southerland
Podiatry 40 years experience
Outgrowth: Anticipate having to replace the prosthesis in a child at least annually up to the age of about 12-14 in girls, 14-16 in boys. The younger the child, the more often the prosthesis will require resizing. This can be quite expensive and so if possible, get a detachable foot plate, which may be used for a couple of boot stump changes.
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
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