News

New Tool: The DAFO Brace Planning Worksheet

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.

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New Strapping Standards on JumpStarts

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

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Transfer Patterns on Order Forms

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.

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Name Changes for Shoe Insert Sizes

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.

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New Turbo Toe Shelf Option

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

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Cascade’s New Full (90-Day) Warranty

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.

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New: DAFO Guide to Brace Selection

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

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All-online Order Forms

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

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Advances in Fast Fit Shoe Inserts

As part of our continual dedication to product improvement, we’ve enhanced two Fast Fit shoe inserts—the HotDog and the PattiBob. Consistency Previously produced by hand, these shoe inserts are now created with digitally-enhanced molds for consistent length and width. Larger sizes You can now order a HotDog or PattiBob in sizes 3.00–12.25 in. (formerly only

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JumpStart Updates

Larger sizes are here! By popular demand, all JumpStart models are now available up to size 9.00, both wide and narrow. New co-poly foundation A stronger white co-poly foundation is now standard on larger JumpStart sizes (8.25 – 9.00; Bunny size 6.00 and up). The pink or blue polyethylene is still standard on smaller sizes,

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