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Any tips on dealing with a pediatric prosthetic foot?
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Charles Southerland
Dr. Charles Southerland
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It would be best to discuss with the company that produced it.

In brief: See below
It would be best to discuss with the company that produced it.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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