FIXED WALKER

The orthosis provides a full and comfortable immobilisation of the upper ankle joint including the foot, ankle and calf, enabling unlimited walking thanks to its rocker sole.
Reduced loading on the injured segment.

Indications: Protection and control for post trauma and surgery, sprains and ligament injuries, as a method for replacing plaster casts, in the treatment of pre-ulcerous or ulcerous conditions affecting the plantar surface of the foot.
Severe plantar fasciitis and cases requiring even distribution of body weight on the plantar surface and immobilisation of the upper ankle joint.

Description

Non-slip rocker sole to improve patient safety while walking, accelerates the healing process, preventing muscle atrophy.
Wraparound pad made from breathable material for the foot and ankle.

Colour: black

Measurements: footwear size and leg height.

SIZES:

1   footwear size 32-38, height   38cm

2   footwear size 38-42, height   42cm

3   footwear size 42-46, height   42cm

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INSTRUCTION FOR USE

THE PRODUCT SHOULD BE ADJUSTED BY YOUR ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNICIAN OR IN ACCORDANCE WITH DOCTOR’S ORDERS. In order to obtain a greater degree of therapeutic effectiveness in the different pathologies and to prolong the life and utility of the product, it is fundamental that the correct size adequate for each patient or user is chosen (enclosed in the packet is a diagram with all the sizes and the equivalent in centimetres). An excess compression can produce inntolerance, therefore we recommend that the compression be regulated to an optimum degree.

Follow the fitting instructions below:

It is advisable to fit the walker with the patient seated and over a sock, preferably cotton.

Unfasten the Velcro to separate the rigid structure from the surrounding cover. Then fit the surrounding cover around the patient’s foot and leg as tight as possible and fasten with the Velcro closure system. Fit the toe protection pad.

Next, insert the leg into the orthosis. Make sure that the foot makes contact with the base. Fasten the rigid structure to the surrounding cover with the Velcro straps located inside the structure.

Finally, close and tighten the orthosis with the Velcro straps (in the case of articulated walkers, fit the tibia and calf protection plates before tightening the straps.

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