Parent's Toolbox


As a parent, we know you have plenty of questions and concerns regarding your child’s pronation or low muscle tone (hypotonia). Each Surestep product is custom-made specifically to your child’s feet to assist with a wide range of mobility changes.

From our awesome patterns to our fitting guides and instructions, we hope the links below will help to answer any questions or concerns you may have about Surestep products. Should you need further assistance, feel free to call our toll-free telephone at 877.462.0711.

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wear and care

AFO Fitting Guide

SMO Fitting Guide

SMO Fitting Guide – Spanish

SMO Fitting Guide – French

TLSO Fitting Guide

Stabilizer Fitting Guide

PreFab DCO Instructions

Custom DCO Instructions

Criss Crossers Instructions

DeRotation Straps Instructions

DeRotation Straps Instructions – Spanish

HEKO Instructions

DA Hinge Instructions

Free Motion Hinge Instructions

Adult Bracing Break-In & Wear Schedule

research and case studies

Making Strides with Madeline

Making Strides with Kogan

World’s Greatest – Surestep

Gross Motor Skill Changes Study

Breath of Fresh Air

Down syndrome & SMOs

Open Heel FAQ


Kathy Martin Study

Pediatric Hypotonia Info

Addison’s SMO Success Story

Jeremiah’s SMO Success Story

Kate’s SMO Success Story

Sawyer’s SMO Success Story

Gait Development Basics

Surestep SMOs: An Optimal Solution for Pediatric Flexible Flatfoot

Open Heel study summary

Winning The Waiting Game (SMO Study)

DCO Case Study

Stabilizer Case Study

patterns and other stuff


Product Guide

Product Guide in French

Indy 2 Stage Info Sheet

Toe Walking Solutions

Go a Step Further

Go a Step Further – Spanish

Go a Step Further – French

DCO Brochure

Stabilizer Info Sheet

Stirrup AFO Info Sheet

Gauntlet Brochure

Privacy Policy

Terms and Conditions

Shoe Measuring Guide

Fall Risk Assessment

SMO Weight Limits

Provider Agreement