Documents & Videos: smo

  • Basic DAFO Adjustments

    Some simple adjustments that may help fine tune a DAFO and save the time and expense of a return.

  • Applying the DAFO Toe Rise Pad

    Instructions for how to apply a toe rise pad to your custom DAFO.

  • Applying the JumpStart Toe Rise Pad

    Instructions for how to apply the toe rise pad to your JumpStart device.

  • Brace Donning

    Step-by-step instructions for donning the patient's brace.

  • Casting for DAFOs Casting for DAFOs

    Guidelines on casting for DAFOs

  • How to | Flare proximal trimlines on a DAFO 4 How to | Flare proximal trimlines on a DAFO 4

    This how-to video shows the process of flaring the proximal trimlines on a DAFO 4.

  • JumpStart Fitting JumpStart Fitting

    Don Buethorn, CPO and owner/founder of Cascade Dafo, Inc., narrates this instructional video for evaluating the fit of prefabricated JumpStart® orthoses.

  • DAFO 4: Order Form DAFO 4: Order Form

    Order form for the DAFO 4. 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 to www.cascadescans.com.

  • DAFO 4: Product Sheet DAFO 4: Product Sheet

    Detailed product information and patient indications for the DAFO 4.

  • DAFO 4 Softy: Order Form DAFO 4 Softy: Order Form

    Order form for the DAFO 4 Softy. 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 to www.cascadescans.com.

  • DAFO 4 Softy: Product Sheet DAFO 4 Softy: Product Sheet

    Detailed product information and patient indications for the DAFO 4 Softy.

  • Bobby: High Tone Pronation Bobby: High Tone Pronation

    Bobby, an 8-year-old boy with spastic diplegia, benefits from wearing Cascade Dafo's custom-fabricated DAFO 4 SMO-style orthoses. This video is narrated by Bobby's physical therapist, Kathy Shapiro, and shows Bobby walking with and without orthoses, and using the orthoses during physical therapy sessions.

  • Katie: Low Tone Pronation Katie: Low Tone Pronation

    This patient case study follows Katie, a 4-year-old girl with Down syndrome, as she is assessed for orthoses. Includes footage of Katie walking with and without orthoses. Katie exhibits low tone pronation and benefits from the support provided from Cascade Dafo's prefabricated JumpStart Leap Frogs - SMO-style orthoses. This video is narrated by Katie's orthotist, Don Buethorn, CPO.

  • Rachel: Excess plantarflexion | Toe walking 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.

  • Sally: Low Tone Pronation Sally: Low Tone Pronation

    This video follows a pediatric physical therapy session with Sally, a 2-year-old girl. Sally has hypotonia (low muscle tone) and wears pair of Cascade Dafo's prefabricated Jump Start SMO-style orthoses (Leap Frogs). Sally's physical therapist, Beth McCarthy, narrates this video, discussing the various PT exercises performed during the session.

  • DAFO Optimization Index

    A catalog of optimizations, grouped by patient presentation, that may improve brace fit and function for your patient.

  • Sandra: Low Tone Pronation 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.

  • Nick: Low Tone Supination, Excessive Plantarflexion Nick: Low Tone Supination, Excessive Plantarflexion

    This video follows the brace selection process for a child who needs control of both excess plantarflexion when working on standing in physical therapy and free plantarflexion when crawling and playing on his own, in addition to foot repositioning for his low tone supination.

  • Valerie: High Tone Pronation Valerie: High Tone Pronation

    This video follows 4-year-old Valerie during a pediatric physical therapy session. Valerie has a diagnosis of cerebral palsy (spasic diplegia). She exhibits strong pronation and has spasticity in her lower extremities. Valerie's physical therapist, Kathy Shapiro, narrates this video and talks about the various exercise performed during the session, and their purpose, including use of a treadmill. Valerie wears a pair of custom fabricated DAFO 4 orthoses.

  • Vanessa: High Tone Pronation Vanessa: High Tone Pronation

    This patient case study video follows 7-year-old Vanessa during a pediatric physical therapy session. Vanessa wears a DAFO 3.5 on her left side and a lower-profile DAFO 4on her right. This video is narrated by Vanessa's physical therapist, Jill Smith. Jill provides commentary about the purpose of the various exercises performed during the session.

  • Product video | JumpStart® Leap Frog® Product video | JumpStart® Leap Frog®

    This product video looks at the features of the pre-fabricated JumpStart® Leap Frog®.

  • Product video | JumpStart® Bunny® Product video | JumpStart® Bunny®

    This product video looks at the features of the pre-fabricated JumpStart® Bunny®.

  • Brace movement | DAFO 4 w/posterior strap Brace movement | DAFO 4 w/posterior strap

    This video demonstrates how the leg and ankle move in the DAFO 4 with a posterior strap.

  • Product video | DAFO 4 Product video | DAFO 4

    This product video looks at the function and features of the custom fabricated DAFO 4.

  • Introduction to DAFO Braces

    An overview of Cascade Dafo and the wide range of braces we manufacture.

  • JumpStart Bunny: Order Form JumpStart Bunny: Order Form

    Order form for the JumpStart Bunny. May be completed electronically or printed and filled out by hand. Fast Fit order forms can be mailed, faxed, or emailed.

  • JumpStart Bunny: Product Sheet JumpStart Bunny: Product Sheet

    Detailed product information and patient indications for the JumpStart Bunny.

  • JumpStart Leap Frog: Order Form JumpStart Leap Frog: Order Form

    Order form for the JumpStart Leap Frog. May be completed electronically or printed and filled out by hand. Fast Fit order forms can be mailed, faxed, or emailed.

  • JumpStart Leap Frog: Product Sheet JumpStart Leap Frog: Product Sheet

    Detailed product information and patient indications for the JumpStart Leap Frog.

  • JumpStart (Cricket, Leap Frog, Bunny, & Kangaroo): Bulk Order Form JumpStart (Cricket, Leap Frog, Bunny, & Kangaroo): Bulk Order Form

    An optional resource for quickly and efficiently ordering a bulk supply of the JumpStart Cricket, Leap Frog, Bunny, and/or Kangaroo. May be completed electronically or printed and filled out by hand.

  • Optimizing DAFOs for Pronation and Supination

    An in-depth guide to optimizing DAFOs for correctable pronation or supination.

  • Strap Explanation

    Explanation of strapping options for custom DAFOs and Fast Fit products.

  • SmartKnit SMO Socks: Order Form SmartKnit SMO Socks: Order Form

    Order form for SmartKnit SMO Socks. May be completed electronically or printed and filled out by hand. Socks order forms can be mailed, faxed, or emailed.