FlexiOH™ - The Next Gen Orthopedic Cast

FlexiOH® Short Leg Immobilizer

Absolute washable orthopedic Immobilizer for lower extremity fractures and soft tissue injury.

INTENDED USE

  • Lower leg fractures around ankle
  • Fractures of foot bone
  • Severe ankle sprains and strains or fractures.
  • Immobilize leg or foot muscles and tendons in place after surgery to allow healing.

FlexiOH Short Leg Immobilizer

FlexiOH® Short leg immobilizers are designed as orthopedic casting technology for lower extremity fractures and soft tissue injury. It has an built-in zip system which makes the application process very easy and comfortable. With unique FlexiOH® Technology, this short leg immobilizer gives better patient comfort along with breathability and washability. For application of FlexiOH® short leg immobilizer, doctors need to apply it on the patient’s leg with the zip and then cure it with the Rizycure® light device (recommended) or direct sunlight for 8-10 mins depending on the size of immobilizer. Once it is rigid , it will take the shape of the patient’s leg for support during immobilization..

FlexiOH® Short Leg Immobilizer comes in 6 different sizes : XXS, XS, S, M, L and XL. All the casts vary in terms of calf circumference, above ankle circumference, head of meta-tarsal circumference and foot length. For the best fit of FlexiOH® Short leg immobilizer, taking the measurement of the patient’s leg is necessary before application.

MEASUREMENT GUIDE

FlexiOH Short Leg immobilizer measurement guide

SIZE CHART (in cm)

Size vs Measurement
(Short Leg Immobilizer)
XXS XS S M L XL
Calf Circumference: 21 23 27 31 36 40
Above Ankle Circumference: 15 18 22.5 25.5 28.5 30
Head of Metatarsal Circumference: 16 17.5 23 24 26.5 29.5
Foot Length: 16.5 20 20.5 23.5 25 26.5

* Above sizes fit better as per dimensions mentioned in the table.
* However FlexiOH® adapts to an oversize at certain extend by stretch-ability.
* We advise healthcare professionals to choose the size as per patient’s comfort.

APPLICATION PROCESS
FlexiOH® Short Leg Immobilizer application process is as follows:

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Step – 1 : Measure the circumference of Calf, ankle and foot and Choose the appropriate size from given chart

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Step – 2 : Put the ankle at the center of the immobilizer as per shown in the image

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Step – 3 : Wrap the immobilizer around the foot and close the zip.

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Step – 4 : Cover the malleoli with ankle cushion pad provided with the immobilizer

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Step – 5 : Close the other zip over the shin and align with the foot zip in a straight line

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Step – 6 : Adjust the the immobilizer edges over the ankle cushion properly before curing

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Step – 7 : Take Fully charged RizyCure® light device

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Step – 8 : Start curing process around back of the foot, make sure there should not be any gap between foot and immobilizer

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Step – 9 : Expose light device all over the foot area until it’s harden

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Step – 10 : Now start exposing immobilizer around the ankle and mold the FlexiOH® as per requirement

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Step – 11 :Start curing remaining area around the calf and make proper contour

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Step – 12 :Apply the cast shoe after curing process for better comfort and stability

FlexiOH® Short Leg Immobilizer provide ~45 % open area of skin to breathe, wash, and exposure to sunlight which all are necessary to maintain healthy skin.