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A New Ankle Support Gives Charcot Sufferers a Leg Up

June 24, 2015

Studies have shown that a number of foot issues can stem from diabetes. Many diabetics suffer from Charcot neuroarthropathy, a disease that affects the bones in the ankle and feet. Untreated, this can cause a deformity that forces sufferers to walk on the outside of the afflicted foot. Fortunately, a brace called an ankle foot orthosis (AFO) can straighten and keep the ankle in the proper position. Read this person’s personal experience using this brace, here:: Bracing up with new ankle support

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