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Key Features

Proximal elastic strap
resists plantarflexion and mild hyperextension
High proximal “ears”
provide additional medial / lateral control
Full-wrap inner liner
allows full alignment control of the heel, midfoot, and forefoot
Solid outer foundation
provides additional support and heel stabilization
Choice of two outer foundation materials
Polyethylene for moderate flexibility or co-poly for firm support
Prefabricated; Available in a range of pediatric sizes
Widths: Wide and Narrow Sizes: 4.00 - 9.00 in. (0.25 inch increments)

Indications

For patients with a fully correctable foot position who exhibit mild excess plantarflexion (toe-walking) or mild knee hyperextension. The posterior strap can provide sensory feedback to "cue" the patient to correct this posture.

Product Variations

JumpStart Bunny

JumpStart Bunny

Wrap-around strap

Choose the anterior/posterior wrap-around strap option when using the Bunny to address Moderate High Tone Supination/Pronation or Mild Swing Phase Inconsistency.

Product video | JumpStart® Bunny®

This product video looks at the features of the pre-fabricated JumpStart® Bunny®.

Product video | JumpStart® Bunny®

Before & After: Moderate High Tone Pronation | JumpStart Bunny

The patient in this before-and-after video is shown wearing the JumpStart Bunny, Cascade Dafo's prefabricated SMO-style orthoses. This off-the-shelf design is helpful for young patients who exhibit pronation and swing phase inconsistency. The Bunny's tall "ears" carry a strap which provide sensory cues to encourage heel strike.

Before & After: Moderate High Tone Pronation | JumpStart Bunny

Nick: Low Tone Supination, Excessive Plantarflexion

This video follows the brace selection process for a child who needs control of both excess plantarflexion when working on standing in physical therapy and free plantarflexion when crawling and playing on his own, in addition to foot repositioning for his low tone supination.

Nick: Low Tone Supination, Excessive Plantarflexion

Brace design | Introduction to Fast Fit®

Don Buethorn, CPO/Cascade Dafo owner, narrates this quick introduction to Cascade Dafo's Fast Fit orthoses. The Fast Fit line includes affordable pre-fabricated shoe inserts and above-ankle orthoses -- no casting required. For more information, visit Cascade's website and take the free online course: Fast Fit Solutions.

Brace design | Introduction to Fast Fit®