Documents & Videos: hyperextension
How to | Size for Fast Fit by tracing the foot
This instructional video provides tips to determine the correct size for Cascade Dafo's prefabricated Fast Fit products by tracing the child's foot.
How to | Size for Fast Fit using the sizing jig
This instructional video provides guidance for using the paper sizing jig to help order the correct size for Cascade Dafo's prefabricated Fast Fit products.
How to | Cut an AFO down to an SMO to test a lower level of support
This how-to video narrated by Cindy Diener, CPO shows the process of cutting a DAFO 3 down to a DAFO 4 to test a lower level of support on a patient before ordering new braces.
Before & After: Moderate Low Tone Pronation | Chipmunk
This patient is wearing a UCBL-style shoe insert, the Fast Fit Chipmunk, to help control moderate low tone pronation. The Chipmunk is ortho-engineered to control moderate pronation of the pediatric foot with an optimal amount of support and comfort. This low-profile solution features a unique, integrated two-part system, combining internal alignment from molded foam contours with the stability of a flat external base.
Follow 6-year-old patient Austin as he receives a pair of custom-fabricated DAFO Tami2 orthoses to encourage voluntary control of his knee hyperextension. Includes footage and discussion of the initial fitting process and standard adjustments to the DAFOs. Narrated by the patient's orthotist, Don Buethorn, CPO -- owner of Cascade Dafo, Inc.
Before & After: Hyperextension | DAFO 3.5
Sixteen-year-old Shane is wearing a pair of custom-fabricated DAFO 3.5 plantarflexion resist leg braces to help control knee hyperextension and swing phase inconsistency. The DAFO 3.5 is a posterior leaf-spring style orthoses designed to provide graded resistance to ankle movement. Like all Cascade DAFOs, the brace also features comfortable, full wrap-around foot control.
Before & After: Hyperextension | JumpStart Kangaroo
This patient is wearing a pair of pre-fabricated Jump Start Kangaroo orthoses to control hyperextension. The Jump Start Kangaroo was developed to help young patients with fully-correctable foot position and excess plantarflexion realign their base of support to improve stability in standing and walking.
Before & After: Hyperextension | DAFO 2
The patient in this before-and-after video exhibits strong knee hyperextension. He benefits from the stability and control provided by a pair of custom-fabricated hinged DAFO 2 orthoses. The DAFO 2 provides comfortable, wrap-around foot control with a hinged proximal upright designed to block ankle plantarflexion.
A young boy with knee hyperextension experiences improvement in stability and gait pattern when introduced to a combined regimen of bracing and physical therapy. This video demonstrates the brace selection process from assessing the patient’s needs, to assessing the outcome.
Austin: Hyperextension | A Follow-up
A follow-up to the first video of Austin, who wears bilateral DAFO Tami2s with dorsi-assist hinges and a free plantar-flexion trimline to help him control his pronation and knee hyperextension. Begins with a recap of his initial fitting and then shows his growing progress over time with the new braces. Demonstrates the importance of time to habituate to new braces and an integrated approach to the combined efforts of bracing and physical therapy.
This video, narrated by the patient's pediatric physical therapist Gay Burton, follows 3-year-old Diane during a PT session. Diane has a diagnosis of cerebral palsy (spastic diplegia) and has spasticity in her lower extremity. Her ankles are in a plantarflexed position and she hyperextends her knees for stability. Diane wears a pair of prefabricated plantarflexion block orthoses (Cascade Dafo's JumpStart Kangaroos). The video includes explanation of various PT exercises during a typical session with Diane.
DAFO KAFO: Order Form
Order form for the DAFO KAFO. May be completed electronically or printed and filled out by hand. Must be sent in with the patient's cast or uploaded with your digital scan through the e-order system at https://orders.cascadedafo.com
DAFO KAFO: Product Sheet
Detailed product information and patient indications for the DAFO KAFO