What is a CAM Walker?
A Controlled Ankle Movement (CAM) Walker AKA Moonboot is designed to immobilise and offload the ankle & foot allowing damaged bone or soft-tissues to heal.
Why have I been prescribed a CAM walker?
Whether you have sustained a severe ligament/tendon overstrain, tear or rupture, fractured a foot/ankle bone or have a non-healing chronic wound a CAM walker will prevent excessive loading and movement of the affected tissues supporting healing. CAM Walker wear is typically part of longer term management in conjunction with a subjective rehabilitation plan. Conditions or injuries commonly involving CAM walker immobilisation in treatment include:
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