How Long To Wear An Aircast For A Sprained Ankle?

As long as you continue to have ankle pain, the Air-Stirrup splint should be worn whenever you walk for at least four weeks. You should wear it for at least 6 weeks when running, playing sports, or doing other activities that require your ankle to be in contact with the ground.

Will an Aircast help a sprained ankle?

The use of an Aircast ankle brace for the treatment of ankle sprains results in a significant improvement in ankle joint function at both 10- and 20-week follow-up.

Can you walk on sprained ankle with boot?

As pain allows, you may walk on your foot. You should use this when mobilising if you have been provided with a boot. It is not needed to aid healing. If you have not been given a boot, you should wear supportive footwear. If you are unable to walk, or if you cannot walk for any reason, it is recommended that you seek medical advice.

When can I start walking after ankle sprain?

The quicker you can walk on your ankle, the better. It’s a good sign that you don’t have any serious damage to your ankle if you walk on it immediately after an injury. For the first couple of days, take it easy and then increase the amount of walking you do. If you have a fracture, you will need to see your orthopedic surgeon to determine the best course of treatment.

Your surgeon will determine if you need surgery to repair the fracture or to replace the damaged ligaments and bone. Surgery is the most common treatment for a fractured ankle, but it can also be used to treat other types of injuries, such as a sprained knee or a broken bone in your foot.

Should I wear an ankle brace all day?

When returning to sport or exercise activities, an ankle brace can help protect the ligaments. For the rest of your life, wear your brace all the time.

How many hours a day should you wear an Aircast?

Wear your socks and boots when you are on your feet. The ankle should be elevated in a chair or on the floor for about 2 to 3 hours a day. Do not wear shoes that are too high or too low in the ankle. Do wear socks and boots when you have a cold or flu.

If you do not have socks or boots, you will need to wear a hat or scarf to protect your skin from the cold. You may also want to cover your head with a scarf or hat to keep the wind out of your eyes.

Can you walk with aircast?

Aircast walking boots are comfortable and low profile so you can walk with a normal gait. The aircells that aid in healing also help cushion and support the foot. These walking bracelets are easy to put on and take off.

You can wear them on your left or right foot, and they can be worn with or without socks. They are made of a soft, breathable material that is comfortable to wear for long periods of time.