Documents & Videos: casting
How to | Cast for DAFOs
This instructional video provides step-by-step guidance for casting for DAFOs. This video shows how to make a cast in preparation for ordering custom DAFOs. The shape you capture in the cast will be used to fabricate a DAFO -- a good cast is a critical component for superior fit and function of the finished orthosis.
DAFO KAFO | Casting
This video shows a brief overview of a patient being cast for a KAFO.
Tips and Tricks | Working with young patients while casting
Quick tips for working with young patients while casting.
How to | Measure Cast Thickness
This video shows how to measure cast thickness. These measurements are critical to getting a good fitting brace when sending in scans of the outside of the cast.
How to | Checking scan accuracy
It's possible for digital scans to be inaccurate even though they may look good on the screen.This videos gives tips for checking scan accuracy, resolving issues, and formatting scans so they're ready for us to use.
How to | Scanning Tips
This video gives tips for setting up a good scanning environment, properly preparing your cast for scanning, and some general techniques for scanning casts. Following these tips can help you make great scans on the first attempt.
How to | Capture the desired alignment in your cast
This short narrated video shows how to correct the foot to capture the desired alignment in the cast.
Tips and guidelines for sending your casts to Cascade for your custom DAFO.