FlexiOH® Short Leg Immobilizer
Absolute washable orthopedic Immobilizer for lower extremity fractures and soft tissue injury.
- 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 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 5 different sizes : XXS,XS, S, M and L. 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.
SIZE CHART (in cm)
|Size vs Measurement
(Short Leg Immobilizer)
|Above Ankle Circumference:||17||20||21||24.5||26|
|Head of Metatarsal Circumference:||18||19.5||23||25.5||27|
* Above sizes fit better as per dimensions mentioned in the table.
* However FlexiOH® adapts to an oversize at certain extend by stretchability.
* We advise healthcare professionals to choose the size as per patient’s comfort.
FlexiOH® Short Leg Immobilizer application process is as follows:
Step – 1 : Choose the appropriate size from given chart
Step – 2 : Take the suitable size for the application
Step – 3 : Put Short leg immobilizer under the leg
Step – 4 : First start zipping in center of metatarsal area of the foot
Step – 5 : Start zipping second zip over the shin from ankle to knee end
Step – 6 : Align the fracture part appropriately before curing
Step – 7 : Take Fully charged RizyCure® light device
Step – 8 : Start curing process near the ankle by holding from both side
Step – 9 : Expose foot and area below first to fix the ankle joint area
Step – 10 : Expose remaining area thoroughly until it gets rigid
Step – 11 : Hold the leg in correct position and let immobilizer achieve rigidity
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.
Here are some videos of demonstration about FlexiOH® technology, review of doctor and patient as well.