Due to the unique design of this dynamic orthoses patients can weight bear earlier, enabling a faster return to normal life including work, sport and normal day to day activities. VACOped is cast stable; this stability is achieved via an inner vacuum cushion that forms to the shape of the leg by evacuating the air, allowing adjustments to be made for swelling, whilst the external shell provides the rigidity. Adjustable ROM (range of movement) bar allows the boot to be fixed or permit movement dependant on the indication.
- Achilles Tendon Ruptures
- Fractures of the ankles
- Metatarsal fractures
- Calcaneus fractures
- Prosthetic applications
- Ankle replacements
VACOped consists of a vacuum cushion that adjusts itself exactly to the shape of every foot and lower leg. This adjustment procedure can be repeated as often as you like. A light and very stable plastic shell provides the orthosis with the necessary stability. Through this special construction, the VACOped provides more freedom of movement than a plaster cast.
Controlled joint movement is an important part of the recovery process, allowing the joints to gradually regain strength. Unlike other conventional treatments which do not allow for any movement, the VACOped‘s ROM (range of motion) function can be set within a range of 5°. Your treating physician will adjust the range of motion on your orthosis depending on the nature of the fracture and your stage of recovery.
VACOped can easily be removed and reapplied. Physicians are able to easily check the fracture site, and physiotherapy can be done at any time. The simplicity with which the VACOped can be removed and re-applied not only means that patients are also able to wash their feet, but the removable liners which cover the vaccum cushion can be easily washed and replaced. The vaccum technology used in our fracture stabilization systems ensures that VACOped will re-mould perfectly to the shape of a patients limbs, no matter how many times it is removed. The removable sole of the VACO products means
they can also be worn at night without soiling bed linen.
|Size||Shoe size EU||Shoe size UK||Shoe size US (M)||Shoe size US (W)|
|S||35 - 39||2 - 5||2.5 - 5.5 ||4.5 - 8|
|M|| 39 - 44||4.5 - 10||5 - 10.5||7.5 - 13|
|L||44 - 50||9.5 - 16||10 - 16.5||12.5 - 15|