Supramalleolar orthoses, SMOs, are commonly prescribed devices for young children who present with benign hypotonia and excessive pronation, or flexible pes planus – a generalized, ligamentous laxity in the foot.
New research underscores years of positive clinical results. When it comes to orthotic management of pediatric patients with hypotonia, the medical literature is only beginning to document the effectiveness that clinicians have been … READ MORE
Quantifying the effects of hypotonia starts in the clinic. Effective management of children with hypotonia requires an understanding of how the condition affects gait. Clinicians typically rely on their professional experience when … READ MORE