Orthopedic walking boots are also known as controlled ankle motion walking boot or CAM boots that are prescribed for stabilizing severe sprains or strains, fractures, tendon or ligament tears in the ankle or foot. These boots are used to limit ankle motion.
A walking boot comprises of
CAM boots differ in height ranging from mid-calf to nearly knee-length, depending on the injury they are intended to treat. Some walker boots contain inflatable compartments which can be adjusted by the patient for increased support and comfort.
Walker Boots cannot be used for more intense injuries. They are removable which can present a problem if not worn according to was is prescribed.
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