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Bremerton Beyond Accessible Playground
The playground of our dreams? It exists. We were delighted to attend the grand opening of this incredible, inclusive, beyond accessible project, located in Bremerton, Washington. To learn more visit: http:// www.facebook.com/beyondaccessibleplay Video created by Cascade Dafo, Inc. http://www.cascadedafo.com
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An overview of a typical pediatric bracing appointment | Cascade Dafo
This video follows a young patient as she visits her orthotist to get a pair of lower extremity orthoses. Includes footage and discussion of the entire bracing process: determining which style of brace is best, the casting process, brace fabrication, initial fitting, adjustments, and evaluation of wear. Narrated by the patient's orthotist, Don Buethorn, CPO (owner of Cascade Dafo, Inc. and Cascade Prosthetics & Orthotics).
Step-by-step instructions for donning the patient's brace.
Brace Planning Worksheet
Our Brace Planning Worksheets are an invaluable tool in clinical planning and brace selection. Use these worksheets in your practice to help you get organized and act as a handy template for your clinical/SOAP notes.
Calculating Turn Around Time
Step-by-step instructions to calculate when you will receive your custom DAFO order (for U.S. based practitioner use).
Case study | 3 yr. old girl - excess dorsiflexion/crouching | DAFO Turbo Softy
This case study follows a young patient diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome, Emri age 3, exhibits excess dorsiflexion/crouching. She receives a pair of custom fabricated DAFO Turbo Softy orthoses. Her physical therapist Kathy Shaprio, PT is interviewed about Emri's progress. The video is narrated by Don Buethorn, CPO.
Need help? Send us your videos
This instructional video provides guidance for sending us patient videos to use for consultation to help with brace selection. Includes tips for filming the patient and what type of patient information to send.
Let's Visit the Orthotist: a Kid's-Eye View
This fun video, narrated by a child and featuring kids of various ages and abilities, helps kids know what to expect when visiting the orthotist. It's great for parents and practitioners to show kids ahead of their appointments.