Documents & Videos: mild
Before & After: Mild Excessive Plantarflexion – Toe Walking | DAFO 4 with Wrap-Around Strap
This before-and-after video shows a patient who exhibits pronation and toe walking benefit from the use of a pair of custom-fabricated DAFO 4 orthoses. The DAFO 4 comfortably surrounds the foot, providing the patient with reliably stable support. With the foot comfortably held in a good functional position, the patient gains confidence in the ability to stand and bear weight, encouraging the use and development of walking skills. The wrap around strap provides a cue to encourage the patient to put his heels down.
Rachel: Excess plantarflexion | Toe walking
This video highlights a young patient with delayed motor skills achieving stability with the JumpStart Leap Frog. Her corrected foot alignment and the the repetitive motion experienced while wearing the brace give her added help for neuromuscular integration and successful movement.
Before and After: Excess Plantarflexion - Toe Walking | JumpStart Bunny
This before-and-after video shows a young patient who exhibits excess plantarflexion (toe walking). Her excess plantarflexion is improved by wearing JumpStart Bunnys with a posterior strap. The prefabricated JumpStart Bunny provides full wrap-around foot control. The posterior strap cues the patient, reminding her to keep her heel down. Some patients only need this gentle reminder. This brace style is particularly well-suited for smaller patients with fully correctable feet.
Before & After | Mild Knee Hyperextension | JumpStart Softback
In this before and after video, a young girl wears JumpStart Softbacks to help control her mild knee hyperextension. The padded Dacron posterior strap resists her plantarflexion, reducing her knee hyperextension. The SMO design allows her leg to move freely into dorsiflexion.
Before and After | Mild toe walking | JumpStart Softback
The soft durable pad and strap combination of the JumpStart Softback resist this child's mild toe walking while allowing him free dorsiflexion. He has a nice heel strike and his foot is held in a corrected position while wearing the JumpStart Softbacks.