Documents & Videos: measure
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 | Determine proper fit: Fast Fit shoe inserts
How to determine proper fit: Fast Fit shoe inserts
How to | Determine if a Fast Fit shoe insert is too small
This instructional video provides tips to determine if your Fast Fit shoe insert is too small.
How to | Determine if a Fast Fit shoe insert is too big
This instructional video provides tips to determine if your Fast Fit shoe insert is too large.
Don Buethorn, CPO and owner/founder of Cascade Dafo, Inc., narrates this instructional video for evaluating the fit of prefabricated JumpStart® orthoses.
Before & After: Excessive Plantarflexion - Toe Walking | DAFO Tami2
In this before-and-after video, a young girl with hemiplegia wears a DAFO Tami2 to control toe walking on her affected side. The custom-fabricated DAFO Tami2 is an articulated AFO with Tamarack hinges (straight or dorsi-assist). This two-part orthosis has a flexible, polyethelene liner to comfortable maintain or correct foot alignment. The outer frame has a plantarflexion stop (also available in a free-ankle version).
Sandra: Low Tone Pronation
This video, narrated by Don Buethorn, CPO, follows 1-year-old patient Sandra. Sandra's diagnosis is status post respiratory arrest. She wears Cascade Dafo's prefabricated SMO-style orthoses, JumpStart Leap Frogs, to help control her low tone pronation. The Jump Starts are lightweight and do not require casting -- effective for young patients with a fully-correctable foot position.
Fast Fit Printable Sizing Jig
Here's a quick and easy alternative to ordering our sizing jigs--printable sizing jigs for our Fast Fit products. You can print them and use them right away. There are two pages for each foot: purple for the left and green for the right. Once you've printed them, simply follow the instructions. -- **PRINTING INSTRUCTIONS** -- To ensure accurate scaling and proper sizing, use the following printer settings: 1) With the Printable Sizing Jig pdf open in Adobe Reader, go to the File menu; 2) Click the Print sub-menu item; 3) Make sure scale is set at 100%; 4) Print; 5) After printing, verify that the scale on page 1 is accurate with a standard ruler. If you have any problems using the printable foot sizing jigs, please call Customer Service at 800.848.7332.
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 | Create and Prepare Casts for Scanning & Measuring
This videos gives tips for creating casts that will scan well and how to prepare casts for measuring thickness. A good fitting brace starts with a good cast even when scanning.
**COMPARE YOUR SCAN TO YOUR MEASUREMENTS** Use this worksheet to verify the accuracy of your scan before uploading it to us for fabrication. If the manual measurements of the positive mold are significantly different at the same points on your scan, please re-scan before sending the file to us. Remember, quality input = quality output.