Aircast AirLift PTTD Brace Right – Medium
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- Helps lift foot arch for additional support and stability
- Treats Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction(PTTD)
- Integrated Inflation System for Customizable Fit
- Simple, easy application with posterior step-in design
- Bilateral anatomically shaped shells help with medial/lateral support
- Made of latex-free neoprene material.
- Additional information
- The Aircast AirLift PTTD Brace has a versatile stirrup design .
- Helps in the treatment of Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) or adult acquired flatfoot (AAF).
- Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is a painful condition that affects the foot and ankle. It can affect your ability to walk or perform certain lower-body movements. PTTD can be treated through nonsurgical or surgical methods.
- The symptoms of PTTD may include pain, swelling, a flattening of the arch, and an inward rolling of the ankle.
- Adult acquired flatfoot is a very common condition that affects the feet and ankles of adult males and females. In people with adult acquired flatfoot, the arch of the foot falls or collapses. It can be a painful, sometimes debilitating condition.
- This brace comes with anatonomical design and new intuitive Integrated Inflation System which allow for customization of the air cell to help lift the foot arch for a more natural position.
- Along with Aircast® technology, durable cross strapping and easy step-in design, the AirLift provides an off-the-shelf customized fit for comfortable relief from PTTD symptoms.
Directions for use:
- Unsfasten the straps and open the brace.
- Put on an absorbent sock. Slide foot,toe first into back of the brace.Pull brace shells upward and align the shells with sides of the ankle.Wrap lower strap around back of ankle and snugly fit. Wrap arch support strap around back of the ankle and then front of the ankle and snugly fit.Put on lace shoe or sneaker.
- Adjust the aircell compression by inserting the hand bulb tip with white into valve on side of the brace.Squeeze until it is snugly fit.
- Hand wash with mild soap and water.
- Air dry.
- Do not allow liquid to enter the valve.
- If pain, swelling, changes in sensation, or other unusual reactions occur while using this product, you should contact your doctor immediately.
- Do not use over open wounds.
- Do not use this device if it was damaged and/or the package has been opened.
- Do not use if shells or straps are damaged.
Most patients can be treated without surgery, using orthotics and braces. If orthotics and braces do not provide relief, surgery can be an effective way to help with the pain. Surgery might be as simple as removing the inflamed tissue or repairing a simple tear.
Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTT) makes the inner part of your foot or ankle hurt. The pain can make it harder for you to walk or run. Working with a physical therapist can help make the pain better so you can get back to your usual activities.
A stationary bicycle can be very useful in the initial stages post-surgically to assist with gaining ankle range of motion and decreasing swelling.
Currently rated as 30 percent disabling.
Initially, posterior tibial tendonitis is treated without surgery. This includes special shoe inserts, walking boots, or perhaps a short leg cast. The goal of these treatments is to rest the PTT and decrease the inflammation.
Stage I comprised of painful tenosynovitis without any deformity. Stage II consisted of reducible hindfoot valgus. Stage III included rigid hindfoot valgus.
If tendonitis is left untreated, you could develop chronic tendonitis, a tendon rupture (a complete tear of the tendon), or tendonosis (which is degenerative). Chronic tendonitis can cause the tendon to degenerate and weaken over time.
Most damage heals in about two to four weeks, but chronic tendinitis can take more than six weeks.
Adult acquired flatfoot is a very common condition that affects the feet and ankles of adult males and females. In people with adult acquired flatfoot, the arch of the foot falls or collapses. It can be a painful, sometimes debilitating condition.
Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is a painful condition that affects the foot and ankle. It can affect your ability to walk or perform certain lower-body movements. PTTD can be treated through nonsurgical or surgical methods.The symptoms of PTTD may include pain, swelling, a flattening of the arch, and an inward rolling of the ankle.
|Dimensions||11.5 × 2.5 × 4.75 cm|
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