For Foot and Ankle Injuries The short VACOped

VACOped Short is the shorter and lighter version of VACOped. Thanks to the integrated VACO12 technology, the orthosis adapts perfectly to the foot and ankle. VACOped Short allows not only immobilisation of the ankle, but also a defined range of motion (ROM) from 15° of dorsal extension to 20° of plantar flexion.

VACOped Short Application Video

VACOped Short Advantages at a Glance

VACOped Short Advantages at a Glance
  • Excellent pressure relief and high stability through VACO12 technology
  • Optimum adaptation to individual anatomical requirements
  • Functional after-treatment possible due to defined ROM from -15° to +20° (adjustable in 5° increments)
  • Easy wound control simplifies treatment
  • Improved hygiene through changeable and washable liners
  • Rocker sole for a physiological gait

Vacuum Technology

Vacuum Technology
VACO12 technology is the core technology of the VACO Products. A cushion filled with thousands of styrofoam pearls is surrounding the injured body parts. By the perfectly round shape of the pearls they can absorb 12 times the pressure each. When air is extracted from the cushion by using a pump, the body shaped cushion becomes hard (as a cast does), just in a few seconds. By opening the valve and letting air flowing inside the cushion, it becomes soft again and can be re-adjusted to the body part. Hence the Vacuum Technology avoids pressure to the body site and provides stability due to a perfectly shaped orthosis at any time.

VACOped Short Indications

VACOped Short Indications
  • Ankle joint fractures
  • Metatarsal fractures
  • Achilles tendon ruptures
  • Calcaneal fractures
  • Severe sprains
  • Ligament rupture
  • Ligament surgery
  • Arthrodesis of the metatarsal joint
  • Hammer and claw toes
  • Fracture of the hallux

VACOped Short Instruction for Use

VACOped Short Instruction for Use

Sizes: Small Medium Large
EUR 35 - 40 40 - 45 45 - 50
UK 2,5 - 6,5 6,5 - 10,5 10,5 - 14
US (male) 3,5 - 7,5 7,5 - 11,5 11,5 - 15
US (female) 4,5 - 8,5 8,5 - 12,5 12,5 - 16

Please download the VACOped instruction for use:

User Manual

Application Poster


Available to who

Available to who
    This product is available to:
  • Public Hospitals
  • Private Hospitals
  • Podiatrists
  • GPs
  • Direct Patients
  • Physiotherapists
  • Sport Physicians

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