PPAM Aid

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.

PPAM AID is designed for use under professional supervision and is not for home use.

Do not use in the presence of a wound infection.

Not suitable for Bilateral Fitting.

Ordering Information

PPAM Aid Rehab Kit Product Codes

DescriptionProduct Code
PPAM Aid rehabilitation kit*PPAM-REHABKIT
PPAM Aid bariatric kit**PPAM-BARKIT

* PPAM Aid Rehab Kit includes 6 frames (650mm, 750mm & 850mm in both standard and large sizes) plus 30 x bags in various sizes, pump and accessories.

** PPAM Aid Bariatric Kit includes 3 frames (650mm, 750mm & 850mm in the large sizes) plus 9 x bags in various sizes, pump and accessories.

 

 

PPAM Aid Frame Product Codes

SizeProduct Code (Standard Size)Product Code (Large Size)
650mm61646164/L
750mm61636163/L
850mm61546154/L

 

 

PPAM Aid Non-tacky Bag Product Codes

DescriptionProduct Code (Standard Size)Product Code (Large Size)
Below Knee stump bag6174-N6174/L-N
Above Knee stump bag6175-N6175/L-N
Cushion bag6148-N6148/L-N

 

 

PPAM Aid Accessories Product Codes

DescriptionProduct Code
Pump assembly6253
Pump rubber bulb replacement4626
650mm to 750mm crucible sling
support
4599
850mm crucible sling support4630
Shoulder support straps6178-9
Replacement rubber rocker4603/L
Quick release male valve for existing PPAM bags6181
Quick release female valve for existing pump solutions6181-F
Quick release valve kit (includes 1 x 6181-F and 6 x 6181)6181-KIT

Downloads

Videos

Fitting tutorial