What We Treat

Many conditions cause difficulty walking. Some of the conditions we treat include:

  • Spina bifida
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Clubfoot
  • Idiopathic toe walking
  • Spasticity
  • Flat foot
  • Hypotonia
  • Traumatic brain injury

Services We Offer

We offer the following services and treatments:

  • Foot orthoses
  • Supramalleolar orthoses (SMOs)—short braces for more significant flat foot, SureStep is a common brand
  • Ankle foot orthoses (AFOs)—we design each AFO based on each child’s needs and goals, some include joints at the ankle
  • Ponsetti clubfoot braces including Denis Browne Bars and Mitchell AFOs
  • Carbon fiber braces
  • Stretching braces for contracture management
  • Fracture braces
  • Postoperative braces
  • Sports-related orthoses for injury management and return to play
  • Knee braces

Our Unique Approach

Our orthotics and prosthetics fabrication lab is the only hospital-based, accredited pediatric facility of its kind in Georgia. Our convenient neighborhood locations offer timely services closer to home. Orthotic appointments can often be coordinated with physician or therapy schedules to reduce travel time. We also give patients the ability to personalize their orthoses by selecting colors and patterns.

Orthotists at Children’s are accredited by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC) and are licensed to practice in Georgia.