NEW AIRCAST AIRSELECT Standard WalkerNEW AIRCAST AIRSELECT™ Standard Walker

Introduction


The most-advanced walking boot, engineered to provide the ultimate in protection, comfort and oedema control.The NEW AIRCAST AIRSELECT™ Standard Walker is the newest generation of the Aircast pneumatic walking brace. • For moderate level of support in an economical model. Specifically designed for stable fractures of the lower leg, foot and ankle; severe ankle sprains; and post-operative use. It has new features to increase comfort, simplify use and promote compliance while still retaining the clinically effective elements found in the original prefabricated walking brace by Aircast.

Each NEW AIRCAST AIRSELECT™ Standard Walker features a low rocker sole for added comfort and ease of ambulation It has a wider foot base ensuring plenty of room for dressings without sacrificing comfort and new pump valves to improve ease of use and patient compliance. As with its FP Walker™ predessor NEW AIRCAST AIRSELECT™ Standard Walker has a lightweight, durable semi-rigid shell that helps support the limb while providing full-shell protection. Lining the shell are overlapping aircells the patented Duplex™ Ankle Brace aircell system. These aircells provide intermittent pneumatic compression for efficient swelling reduction, callus formation and can be custom-inflated using the fully integrated inflation technology for a "total contact" fit. This adjustability allows the NEW AIRCAST AIRSELECT™ Standard Walker to accommodate changes in limb dimension throughout the healing process while maintaining stability and immobilisation.

Indications


• Severe Ankle Sprains
• Achilles tendon repairs
• Stable fractures of the lower leg and ankle
• Acute ATFL ankle injury
• Soft tissue injuries
• Stress fractures of the lower leg and ankle
• Severe Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome of the lower leg and ankle

Information on Ordering


Choose the size of the walker your patient needs. The sizes are UK shoe size. Take care to prescribe the AIRCAST AIRSELECT™ Standard Walker XS Paediatric to a child too young to appreciate the risk of over inflation.

Corresponding Sizes:

Size / UK Men and Women
XS / Up to 3
S / 3-6
M / 6-9
L / 9-12
XL / 12+

Innovations


• Low rocker sole offers enhanced comfort and promotes rehabilitation through mobilisation.
• Wider foot print provides space for dressings
• Improved ergonomic design for ease of use and increased compliance
• Semi-rigid shell and adjustable aircells provide secure support and protection
• Can be used with the heel supports as Achilles Tendon Wedges
• Specifically designed for stable fractures of the lower leg, foot and ankle; severe ankle sprains; and post-operative use. Clinically proven effective in healing fractures and managing oedema (swelling)
• Overlapping posterior and distal Duplex aircells provide intermittent compression, reducing oedema 3x faster.
• For moderate level of support in an economical model
• Specifically designed for stable fractures of the lower leg, foot and ankle; severe ankle sprains; and post-operative use
• Two customisable distal aircells
• Enclosed toe cover provides protection from hazards and the elements

The AIRCAST AIRSELECT™ Standard Walker includes two socks and an instruction sheet.

It is felt the advantages of the Walker over a total contact cast are many including prevention of excessive muscle atrophy and access to the skin for diabetics and neuropathic feet after injury (Kalish SR, Pelcovitz N, Zawada S, Donatelli RA, Wooden MJ, Castellano BD. The Aircast Walking Brace versus conventional casting methods. A comparison study. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 1987 Nov;77(11):589-95.)