Lateef McLeod, a poet (and Cascade patient), has achieved a landmark by moving from self-publishing to Amazon! His collection of poems, A Declaration of a Body of Love, is now listed on Amazon. (We profiled Lateef and reprinted a poem of his in the Winter | January 2009 Dafo Dynamics.)
In need of a quick brush up on anatomy terms? Visit the for two new videos —Terms of Position and Bones of the Foot. These anatomy reviews include illustrations and narration, and they make great refreshers before participating in one of our online . Looking for just one specific anatomy definition? Check out our for a
Practitioners at our sister company, Cascade Prosthetics and Orthotics, find our Brace Planning Sheets to be an invaluable tool in clinical planning and brace selection. Now they’re available for you to use in your practice. These sheets help you get organized and act as a handy template for your clinical/SOAP notes. Download it here.
The instep and forefoot straps are now riveted onto the JumpStart® Leap Frog™, Bunny®, and Kangaroo® as a standard feature. This enhancement ensures that the straps don’t get lost while allowing for slightly more tightening and control. Other options for JumpStart strapping include a layover strap (the previous standard option), a D-ring and rivet strap
Our for ordering now list available transfer patterns. Simply choose the pattern you want. You can see the transfer patterns we have available within the section of our website.
We’re changing some names for the sake of consistency. Widths for the Fast Fit HotDog and PattiBob shoe inserts, formerly called Medium and Wide, are now called Narrow and Wide. The widths are the same as they have been; we simply changed their names to be consistent with our other Fast Fit products.
There are now more choices for you on the DAFO Turbo outer frame. Your clinical concerns will dictate which trimline you may want on the DAFO Turbo. For example, when shoe fit is a concern but crouching is not, the proximal-to-met-heads trimline is optimal. 1) Trimmed proximal to met heads under plantar surface 2) Trimmed
To further help you provide the best bracing solutions for your patients, we’ve updated our warranty for custom DAFOs and prefabricated Fast Fit orthoses from a limited to a full (90-Day) warranty. What does this mean for you? Cascade now covers the cost of shipping your brace back to us for a redo or adjustment.
We’ve just completed a major effort to revise the Cascade product selection guide. Available now is the new, improved version of what might be the single most useful piece of information we produce. It’s a workshop favorite, and it’s a great decision-making tool for the whole bracing team. Our product selection guide is a widely-used
With continuous product upgrades, our order forms must be up-to-the-minute current. To order the latest improvements, please recycle your old, outdated printed order forms and get new ones online at www.cascadedafo.com/orderforms. You can download just the form(s) you use or download an entire master copy set. These forms work both for filling out electronically or