Excess plantarflexion control

  • For patients who bear weight primarily on their forefoot with absent or limited heel strike during gait.

  • Improves control of heel pistoning and helps to manage range/position issues.


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Heel wedge

  • Gives the patient full heel contact with floor when braced in a plantarflexed position.
  • Small amounts can help fine-tune a DAFO for knee hyperextension.
  • We can fabricate DAFOs based on R1/R2 high tone brace planning concepts. Contact Customer Support for more information.

Request in Special Instructions section of order form (e.g., “Add heel-to-met head wedge to 3° DF”). Add note in the Bottom Stabilization section to “see Special Instructions” with “Both” box checked (heel and midfoot) within that section.


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Heel-only wedge

  • This wedge has a smaller point of contact than the longer heel wedge.
  • Can be increased with additional self-stick layers or sanded down to fine-tune function.
  • Maximum height is 9.5 mm.

Request in Special Instructions section of order form (e.g., “Add 1/8" heel-only wedge.”). Add note in the Bottom Stabilization section to “see Special Instructions” with “Heel” box checked within that section. You can request the wedge as a separate piece, not attached to the brace.


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Adjustable PF posterior stop options

Request in Special Instructions section of order form (e.g., “Becker 795 motion limiter”). Additional charge.



– Becker 795 motion limiter

  • Becker 795 motion limiter provides a variable plantarflexion stop with a dampening effect for articulating orthoses.
  • Default adjustable plantarflexion stop for the DAFO 2.
  • Can also be used on the DAFO Tami2 and DAFO TurboH.

– Ottobock Posterior Stop

  • SNAP-stop brand.
  • To adjust, snap the stop you select into place.
  • Best used in thicker plastic designs, such as TurboH and TurboH Softy.

– Elite Posterior Stop

  • Default adjustable plantarflexion stop for the DAFO Tami2.
  • Can be adjusted through a set screw to limit PF to the chosen point.
  • Can also be used on the DAFO 2 and DAFO TurboH.

– TC Stop

  • Optional plantarflexion stop device, can be used to create a solid AFO initially, cut to use as a PF stop bumper later.

– Becker 655 Stop

  • Provides four dorsiflexion stop positions.
  • Plantarflexion stop joint is adjustable to any position along the track.

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Adjustable ankle control joint

  • Choose from FC2, Meridian, Becker 725M, or Camber Axis ankle joints.
  • Allows the clinician to set the PF or DF limits.
  • Available in the DAFO Tami2 and DAFO TurboH free ankle brace designs with inner liner.

Request in Special Instructions section of order form (e.g., “Replace hinges with FC2”). Additional charge.


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Heel contol pad

  • Crescent-shaped contour added above the heel to help prevent heel rise in strong PF.

Request in Special Instructions section of order form (e.g., “Add heel control pad”).


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Super heel seating strap

  • An instep strap that helps ensure proper placement of the heel within an AFO brace.
  • Provides additional plantarflexion block and heel control.
  • Available on one- or two-piece brace designs.

Request in Special Instructions section of order form (e.g., “Add super heel seating strap”).


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Removable stretching straps

  • Adjustable straps added to a DAFO 2 or DAFO Tami2 to maintain/increase DF range.
  • Attach stretching straps at night; remove for day use.
  • Imitates function of the DAFO 9 Softy.

Request in Special Instructions section of order form (e.g., “Add removable night-stretching straps”). Can also be requested as an adjustment after ordering.