The PPAM Aid (Pneumatic Post-Amputation Mobility Aid) is a device designed for partial weight bearing in post amputation rehabilitation. It is used to aid the reduction of residual limb oedema, prepare the residual limb for wearing a prosthesis and allow the re-education of postural reactions, balance and gait. The appliance is suitable for below knee, knee disarticulation and long above knee amputees, and can be used over soft dressing, bandaging or a plaster cast.

Features and benefits

  • Aids reduction of residual limb oedema
  • Prepares stump for harder socket
  • Can be placed over soft dressing, bandaging or plaster casts
  • Psychological benefits during early stages of rehabilitation
  • Range of frame sizes which are able to cater for bariatric patients
  • Fast acting pump
  • Non-tacky bags with quick release valves

Recommendations for use

PPAM AID is suitable for transtibial, knee disarticulation and long transfemoral amputees. To suit the larger amputee, larger versions of the 650mm long, 750mm long and 850mm long frames are available. For all, the girth of the top ring is increased by 10cm. Larger BK and AK Bags, and Cushion Bags are also available for use with these larger frames.

Fitting tutorial

Ordering Information

Part NumberDescriptionLatex Free
PPAM-REHABKITPPAM Aid rehabilitation kit (includes 6 x frames, 30 x bags, pump and accessories)
PPAM-BARKITPPAM Aid bariatric kit (includes 3 x frames, 6 x bags, pump and accessories)
6164650mm Frame
6163750mm Frame
6154850mm Frame
6164/L650mm Frame (Large)
6163/L750mm Frame (Large)
6154/L850mm Frame (Large)
6174-NNon-tacky Below Knee stump bagX
6175-NNon-tacky Above Knee stump bagX
6148-NNon-tacky cushion bagX
6174/L-NNon-tacky Below Knee stump bag (Large)X
6175/L-NNon-tacky Above Knee stump bag (Large)X
6148/L-NNon-tacky cushion bag (Large)X
6253Pump assembly
4626Pump rubber bulb replacement
4599650mm to 750mm crucible sling support
4630850mm crucible sling support
6178-9Shoulder support straps
4603/LReplacement rubber rocker
6181Quick release male valve for existing PPAM bags
6181-FQuick release female valve for existing pump solutions
6181-KITQuick release valve kit (includes 1 x 6181-F and 6 x 6181)


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