DAFO Turbo Softy

DF block, PF block, Softy liner

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DAFO Turbo Softy

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Key Features

Custom fabricated from cast
Defined plantar surface contours
Full wrap-around inner shell
for control of foot position
Fully integrated padding
Extremely durable brace
for larger patients
Stiff posterior of outer frame
provides strength and stability, blocking plantarflexion and dorsiflexion
Softy Liner
provides more comfortable control for difficult-to-correct feet or feet with sensitive boney anatomy


  • Despite overall high tone, lack consistent plantarflexion strength and collapses into crouched and severely pronated stance (often rocker bottomed).
  • Do not have the dorsiflexion range reflected in their stance when foot is corrected.
  • Crouched stance can be improved by manually extending the knee.
  • Weight and size due to maturity have exceeded patient’s strength, ambulation is decreasing.
  • Have difficult to correct feet or feet with sensitive boney prominences.

Product video | DAFO Turbo

This product video looks at the function and features of the custom fabricated DAFO® Turbo

Product video | DAFO Turbo

Case study | 3 yr. old girl - excess dorsiflexion/crouching | DAFO Turbo Softy

This case study follows a young patient diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome, Emri age 3, exhibits excess dorsiflexion/crouching. She receives a pair of custom fabricated DAFO Turbo Softy orthoses. Her physical therapist Kathy Shaprio, PT is interviewed about Emri's progress. The video is narrated by Don Buethorn, CPO.

Case study | 3 yr. old girl - excess dorsiflexion/crouching | DAFO Turbo Softy