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Running out of options

This may be a long story as i want to include my background...
I am nearly 20 and have mild cerebral palsy effecting mostly my right leg. When I was younger i really struggled with walking and had splints (AFO's) on both legs and had wheelchair training because i couldn't walk very far. with lots of physio and regular casts i improved massively and never needed a wheel chair. I got discharged from physio and stopped wearing splints. However, since i left education at 18 and started working i have been really struggling with being on my feet and my walking is deteriorating. I went back to physio but got discharged after 3 sessions! so i went back to get a splint again but am finding it so hard to find shoes to fit them other than boots! its nearly impossible. i coped during winter but now the weather is getting hotter i cant wear boots, the splints rub often causing cuts. I now have many scars from them. I want to know what my options are other than wearing splints. I have heard that there is surgery that is available that will help but i cant find much information. It hard to find help for adults, all i can find is help for children. Its like professionals forget that these children grow up and become adults with cerebral palsy.  
Thank you so much for your help!
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Hi, in new to these sites and I don't know how much help I will be but I can try, where do you live, I'm in the uk. I have dystonic cp and have been suffering the painful effect all my life so I know what you are going through, if you want to talk I'm here.
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