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#1 benok

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 07:30 AM

I am a para T9 - T11. Could anyone suggest exercises to control the involuntary inversion of my ankles.
It is so hard to walk especially without my AFO or at bed when the ankles invert.

I use a night splint and still the inversion happens. Any suggestions?
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Posted 26 August 2009 - 10:51 AM

Hi Benok.
i have an ankle/foot brace that keeps my foot from twisting... i do exercises with my ankles 3 times a day (most days). are you exercising them? mind you... it does not solve my ankle twisting problem, but i do believe it has made me stronger. my standing has improved.

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 05:00 PM

I'm C4/5 so don't stand or walk. Its only my right ankle that's inverted through spasm. Although my carers try to exercise it, Its got to the stage where its impossible to straighten.
Mine is down to original spasms, tendon shrinkage plus old age. I always feel self concious when I see a photo of myself in my chair, as I can see the right foot twisted.
Its a petty thing for the likes of me who doesn't walk, but it must be difficult for you walkers.

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Posted 29 August 2009 - 02:17 PM

have you considered surgery at any point?
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