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Paralympic hopeful McKenna Dahl

Follow the story of recent high school graduate McKenna Dahl, 18, of Arlington, Wash., as she prepares to become a resident athlete at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center.

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Updated: Cascade Scans

We are pleased to share that our digital file uploading website (www.cascadescans.com) now has a clean, user-friendly new look. Some additional information about this improvement: To get started on the new site, go to www.cascadescans.com. Click on “Create a Cascade Scans Account” and fill in the practitioner name, email address, and create a password.

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DAFO FlexiSport strut flexibility

The DAFO FlexiSport brace style can now be ordered with your choice of posterior strut flexibility—moderately flexible or semi-rigid. This plantarflexion / dorsiflexion resist brace design is ideal for larger, more active patients, especially teens, who need moderate to strong ankle control, sturdy support and flexibility.

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DAFO Tami2 now available with no liner

You asked; we listened. We’re pleased to announce our popular articulated DAFO Tami2 can now be ordered without a polyethylene inner liner. Available with straight or dorsi-assist Tamarack hinges, the Tami2 without the inner liner is best suited for patients who have a stable, neutral foot position but are in need of lightweight sagittal plane

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New Practitioner Tool: Calculating Turn Around Time

U.S.-based clinicians: We’ve added a new tool to the Cascade Library to help you calculate the shipping and manufacturing time for your custom DAFO orders. The step-by-step formula in this document adds your inbound and outbound shipping times to our manufacturing times, helping you easily determine the expected arrival date for your custom DAFO orders.

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Improved Bottom Treatment

For a better fit inside shoes, we have streamlined our bottom stabilization, giving it smoother edges and making it cleaner and lighter than before. Warranty & support Our commitment to quality, and the best fit possible, is always front and center. We welcome your feedback and stand behind every brace with our Full (90-Day) Warranty.

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Improved Instep Pads

We are pleased to announce an improvement to our instep pads. Our foam instep pad now features a soft, textured bottom layer to improve durability and better protect the dorsum of the foot. Every instep pad is still marked with the Cascade Dafo logo and labeled with a size number for easy re-ordering. Instep pads

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DAFOs for Clubfoot

Introducing a new set of custom DAFO optimizations designed for soft, comfortable repositioning of clubfoot or maintaining post-surgical positions. Our suggested brace style is the DAFO 3 Softy, but clubfoot optimizations may be ordered on other brace designs. To easily request all of these items, simply indicate “DAFO clubfoot package” in the Special Instructions section

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Improved Quiet Stop

We’ve redesigned a small piece of our hinged plantarflexion AFOs to provide a smoother, quieter transition during the gait cycle. Look for the improved quiet stop on our: DAFO 2 and DAFO Tami2 with PF block. As with other product improvements, you’ll see a CCi tag on the brace marking the enhancement.

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Fast Fit: quick and easy bulk ordering

When ordering large quantities of our Fast Fit orthoses, consider using our new bulk order forms. Available forms include HotDog, PattiBob, Chipmunk, and JumpStart (Cricket, Leap Frog, Bunny, and Kangaroo). You’ll find them with the rest of our order forms on the Order Forms page. And like our other forms, they can be filled out

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