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 To order the latest improvements, please recycle your old, outdated printed order forms and get new ones online at www.cascadedafo.com/orderforms.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
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
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,
The posterior stop on our DAFO 2, DAFO Tami2, and DAFO 9 braces is now diamond-shaped—reducing bulk and offering a more-polished look.
The DAFO 9, our adjustable stretching-positioning brace, has been upgraded. The result is a solution that’s even better for stretching and comfortable positioning. Here are the main refinements. Elastic added Stretching happens best if it’s a suggestion rather than a command. The muscles can then relax into the stretch. We added latex-free elastic portions to
The former DAFO 1 has been redesigned as the DAFO Floor Reaction brace, designed to improve crouching by blocking dorsiflexion. This much-streamlined version increases foot alignment and reduces bulk, resulting in improved functionality and patient compliance. Solid anterior component firmly supports a crouching patient in weight bearing. When knee and hip range of motion are