Aircast SP (Short Pneumatic) Walker

Aircast SP (Short Pneumatic) Walker

Brand/Manufacturer: Enovis
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  • FSA Approved

Aircast SP (Short Pneumatic) Walker is specifically designed for foot and ankle injuries. The low rocker sole promotes more natural ambulation for improved mobility while the generous foot base has ample room for dressings without sacrificing comfort. Aircast Walking Boot has two adjustable aircells located at the malleoli can be individually inflated for total contact fit and secure support. The lightweight, trimmable semi-rigid shell has a pre-inflated anterior aircell.

When to use SP Walking Boot?

  • Acute or post-operative use
  • Forefoot and midfoot injury
  • Soft tissue injury
  • Metatarsal fracture
  • Bunionectomy

Item # Desc Pkg Reward Price
01A-P Pediatric Each $3.38
$146.49
$112.69
01A-S Small Each $3.38
$146.49
$112.69
01A-M Medium Each $3.38
$146.49
$112.69
01A-L Large Each $3.38
$146.49
$112.69
01A-XL X-Large Each $3.38
$146.49
$112.69

Features of Pneumatic Walker Boot by Aircast

  • Pneumatic Walker Boot has lightweight, trimmable, semi-rigid shell protection
  • Pre-inflated anterior aircell and two adjustable distal aircells provide compression and support the malleoli
  • Aircells can be individually inflated for a total contact fit
  • Wider foot base provides ample room for dressings
  • Regulated aircell inflation with the specialized hand bulb with pressure gauge
  • Walking boot provide full shell protection
  • Improved ergonomic design for ease-of-use and increased compliance

How does a Medical Walking Boot work?

  • Individuals with an ankle, foot, or lower leg injury usually benefit from an orthopedic ankle boot.
  • This immobilization boot is worn around the affected area to immobilize it for proper healing.
  • It's rigid outer covering supports and protects the foot from accidental kicking or bumping of any furniture.
  • A medical boot inside often features pneumatic compression for good circulation and a cushioned surface for shock absorption.
  • Its bottom often comes with a rocker bottom to assist with walking.
  • A walking boot keeps the user as mobile as possible while protecting and supporting the injured structure.
  • Orthopedic boot cover protects medical foot boots from extreme weather conditions like wind, rain, and snow.

What to buy with Aircast Walking Boot

How to use Aircast Short Pneumatic Walker?

(A cotton or cast sock will enhance comfort – Not included):

Aircast SP Walker

Aircast SP Walker

Aircast SP Walker

Aircast SP Walker

 
  1. Prepare Brace: Unfasten straps, remove front panel, and open liner.
  2. Apply Brace: While seated, place foot in brace. Position heel in back of brace and pull liner forward to remove any wrinkles (Fig. 1). Wrap liner around foot,then ankle, smooth wrinkles, and secure (Fig. 2). Position front panel so that Aircast logo is over the toes. Secure front panel with lower part inside brace, and upper part outside brace. Secure straps from bottom to top (Fig. 3). Tighten until snug and comfortable.
  3. Adjust Aircell Support: SP-Walker aircells are initially deflated. To inflate aircells, firmly insert the “inflate” tip of hand bulb into valve and squeeze until aircell feels snug (Fig. 4). Begin with valve on inside of leg, then valve on outside of leg. In the case of over-inflation, deflate aircells. To deflate aircells, insert the “deflate” tip of hand bulb into valve and squeeze until pressure is comfortable. Higher pressure gives more support when walking, lower pressure is more comfortable when sitting or reclining. (Pressure can also be adjusted by tightening or loosening straps.)

How to care for Aircast SP Walking Brace/Walker Boot?

  • The SP walker foam liner may be hand-washed in cold water with mild detergent and air-dried.
  • Do not put in dryer or use other heat source to dry.

Aircast SP Walker Brace User Manual

Warnings & Precautions:

  • This device is to be used under the supervision of a healthcare professional. The determination of when to apply the brace and the frequency and duration of use should be strictly at the discretion of the treating physician. Always consult with your physician before making changes to the brace.
  • Do not use this device on patient’s incapable of communicating physical discomfort.
  • Do not over-inflate aircells. Improper aircell inflation may cause significant skin irritation, especially in people with diabetic neuropathy. Reduce aircell pressure with any visual skin changes or reported discomfort.
  • Patient’s without sensation (i.e. post-op anesthesia, neuropathies, etc.) should be monitored frequently for skin damage, skin irritation or wound management.
  • Use caution when walking on slippery or wet surfaces to avoid injury.
  • Do not over tighten straps. This may result in reduction of blood flow or sensation.
  • Do not use over open wounds.
  • Do not modify the device or use the device other than intended.
  • At high altitudes the aircells will expand beyond their optimal level. Adjust aircell support by tightening or loosening straps.
  • If you develop an allergic reaction and/or experience itchy, red skin after coming into contact with any part of this device, please stop using it and contact your healthcare professional immediately.
  • Do not use this device if it is damaged and/or the packaging has been opened.
  • If pain, swelling, changes in sensation or other unusual reactions occur while using this product, consult your medical professional immediately.


Note: Contact manufacturer and competent authority in case of a serious incident arising due to usage of this device.

Aircast SP Walker Specification

Size Men's Shoe Size (USA) Women's Shoe Size (USA)
Pediatric Upto 4 Upto 5
Small 4 to 7 5 to 8
Medium 7 to 10 8 to 11
Large 10 to 13 11 to 15
X-Large 13+ 15+

 

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