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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.
Before and After | Moderate toe walking | DAFO Softback
The soft durable pad and strap combination of the DAFO Softback help this patient keep her heels down so she can achieve a good heel strike. Her pronation is corrected and she can access free dorsiflexion to help build strength and range.
Before and After | strong toe walking | DAFO 3
The solid proximal posterior upright of the DAFO 3 blocks this patient's plantarflexion, preventing him from going up on his toes. Because there is no proximal anterior strap, his legs are free to move into dorsiflexion. He has a nice heel strike and his feet are held in a corrected position while wearing the DAFO 3.
Before and After | Strong toe walking | DAFO Tami2
In this before and after video, notice the marked improvement in this patient's gait. The hinged DAFO Tami2 blocks his toe walking giving him a nice heel strike while also correcting his pronation.
Before and After: Swing Phase Inconsistency | DAFO 3.5
A young boy wears a pair of custom-fabricated DAFO 3.5 orthoses to help control swing phase inconsistency. The DAFO 3.5 combines full wrap-around foot control with a leaf-spring style posterior that provides graded resistance to ankle movement helping to prevent his foot-drop and giving him a good heel strike.
Before and After: Excess Dorsiflexion/Crouching | DAFO FA Softy
A young girl wears a pair of custom-fabricated DAFO FA Softy orthoses to help control her strong excess dorsiflexion/crouching and give her support and stability for more endurance.