Tag Archives: AFO

Catching Fire

Laying Low It was a wild woman on fire week. Christopher was in immense pain over the weekend. I didn’t even ask if we needed x-rays, I just took him to Children’s Hospital and called Dr. Standard along the way.  … Continue reading

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Half Way There

Reality Bites Two wheelchairs, three walkers, two sets of crutches, three Scottish Rite braces, one abduction brace, five abduction pillows and two wheelchair ramps – that’s what you accumulate after six years of living with Legg-Calve Perthes. We have enough … Continue reading

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Fight, Fight, Fight

Sometimes no matter how hard you fight, you can still lose the battle but we refuse to lose the Perthes war.  We were starting to feel we had won but Perthes has reared it’s ugly head again. It’s relentless on … Continue reading

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