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

SMO Fitting Guide – English

SMO Fitting Guide – Multilingual

AFO Fitting Guide – English

AFO Fitting Guide – Multilingual

TLSO Fitting Guide – English

TLSO Fitting Guide – Spanish

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

Typical Gait Development

patterns and other stuff


Poster – Adult Products

Poster – Pediatric Products

Product Catalog

Product Guide – French

Go a Step Further – English

Go a Step Further – Multilingual

Brochure – DCO

Info Sheet – Contracture Management

Info Sheet – Pectus Brace

Info Sheet – Functional Foot Orthosis

Info Sheet – Gauntlet

Info Sheet – Indy 2 Stage

Info Sheet – Stabilizer

Info Sheet – Stirrup AFO

PDAC Approval Press Release—Stabilizer

PDAC Review Letter – Stabilizer

Fall Risk Assessment

Shoe Measuring Guide

SMO Weight Limits

Toe Walking Solutions

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Provider Agreement

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