Featured Product: Aircast Knee Cryo/Cuff with Cooler

Aircast Knee Cryo/Cuff with Cooler
Aircast Knee Cryo/Cuff with Cooler

Knee injuries and knee surgery are two very common occurrences that can inhibit everyday movement. They also have long recovery times and can be very painful. One of the most effective ways to treat the pain is with cryotherapy (also known as cold therapy), which provides numbing cold to sooth away the pain.

The Aircast Knee Cryo/Cuff with Cooler is one of our cold therapy products for the knee. It combines soothing cold with compression. The Aircast Knee Cryo/Cuff allows for hours of uninterrupted cryotherapy without needing to replace ice packs every few minutes. It also controls the amount of cold on the affected area and allows for full coverage around the knee because of its anatomical design.

If you’ve recently injured your knee or are going to undergo knee surgery, speak with your doctor to see if the Aircast Knee Cryo/Cuff with Cooler is right for your situation.

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The Aircast Air-Stirrup for Ankle Sprains

Aircast Air-Stirrup Ankle Brace
Aircast Air-Stirrup

For over 30 years, Aircast has been providing ankle braces to help patients.

A major reason for Aircast’s success is because of the Aircast Air-Stirrup Ankle Brace. It’s even been cited in over 100 medical journals for its exemplary performance in ankle rehabilitation. Part of what makes the Aircast Air-Stirrup such a great instrument in healing ankle sprains is that it allows patients to walk around and use their ankles while they recover from their injury. This type of “active” healing is called functional management, which is known for helping ankle injuries heal faster than resting or staying off the ankle. That’s why having an ankle brace such as the Aircast Air-Stirrup is so important.

The Aircast Air-Stirrup Ankle Brace has rigid outer shells that help stabilize the ankle to prevent it from rolling over unexpectedly as you walk around. It also fits comfortably in normal walking shoes so you can resume regular movement. Most importantly, the Aircast Air-Stirrup comes with inflated aircells that gently apply pressure to massage your ankle as you move around – helping reduce swelling and improve blood flow to encourage healing.

Check out the Aircast Air-Stirrup Ankle Brace today to have the best in ankle injury recovery!

Featured Product: Aircast Airheel Ankle Brace

Aircast Airheel
Aircast Airheel

The Aircast Airheel Ankle Brace is one of our best-selling ankle supports. It’s for individuals who suffer from plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis and heel pain. Aircast is known for its products that help patients recover from ankle and foot injuries, and the Aircast Airheel’s quality is no different from the other products in the Aircast line.

One of the things that sets the Aircast Airheel apart from other ankle braces is that it has aircells sewn in to the lining of the brace. These aircells inflate and deflate as you walk, which provides pulsating compression on key areas of your foot and ankle.

Not only is the Aircast Airheel functional, but it’s also very comfortable. It’s made from lightweight fabric that doesn’t get in the way as you’re moving around, plus you can wear your regular shoes with it. If you’re looking for a supportive foot and ankle brace, then check out the Aircast Airheel Ankle Brace today!

Lower Leg Stress Fractures

Stress fractures of the lower leg typically occur due to overuse. The repeated pounding of your feet on hard surfaces can cause the shin bone, ankles, or feet to develop small cracks (fractures), causing pain and discomfort to the lower leg. Any activity that requires lots of running and strain on the foot may result in lower leg stress fractures, such as gymnastics or track and field. However, lower leg stress fractures may also affect people who have weaker bones.

Lower leg stress fractures are often misdiagnosed as shin splints. If you’re experiencing lower leg pain, check with your doctor to determine the cause of your discomfort. Here are some ways your physician may treat lower leg stress fractures.

  • Rest. Typically your leg will need 6 to 8 weeks to heal, during which you should avoid high impact activities. Swimming or biking may be good alternatives to your normal workout.
  • Wear a lower leg brace. Protective footwear such as the Aircast Leg Brace can help support your leg. They guard the outside of the injured area while providing enough support to allow you to move around. We like the Aircast Leg Brace because it stabilizes the lower leg to support while it heals. Plus you can wear the Aircast Leg Brace with your regular shoes.
  • Eat healthy foods. Maintain a vitamin-rich diet during and after your injury to help strengthen your bones and to prevent future stress fractures.
  • Strength training. After your leg has completely healed, your doctor may recommend physical therapy to develop your strength back. Stronger muscles may also help prevent future lower leg stress fractures and in some cases it can decrease the loss of bone density.

As always, consult your doctor for the appropriate treatment for your situation.

Aircast A60 Sports Ankle Brace Helps Prevent Ankle Rollovers

The Aircast A60 Ankle Brace is specifically designed to help prevent rollover injuries. It has stabilizers that protect your ankle on both sides. Ankle brace experts have determined that placing these stabilizers at a 60 degree angle is ideal in helping reduce the chances of ankle sprains.

Watch this video to learn more about how the Aircast A60 can help reduce your chances of rollover injuries during sports and other activities: