Wound Care Shoe System™


APB™ All Purpose Boot

The DARCO WCS™ Wound Care Shoe System is the product of choice when dealing with Wagner Grade 3 or greater ulcerations. The four multi-density insoles can be modified, effectively removing pressure from the plantar aspect of the foot.

Features & Benefits

  • Four Multi-density Insoles allow for the ultimate in customization and precisely targeted off-loading
  • Ultra-soft Plastazote© Lining provides a virtually friction-free contact surface that won’t exacerbate existing wounds
  • Genuine Leather Upper can be modified or cut away to provide even greater levels of pressure relief (Open-Toe only)
  • Sold in Pairs to eliminate discrepancies in shoe height and the potential associated knee and hip pain

The DARCO GentleStep™ Shoe is a Medicare approved extra-depth shoe designed specifically for the needs of certain patients with diabetes.    The upper is constructed of a light-weight Lycra to provide extra comfort for patients with forefoot deformities or lesions.  Conforms to the Medicare Therapeutic Shoe Bill.

Features & Benefits

  • Molded Outsole conceals extra depth and provides lower profile and enhanced style
  • Light-weight LYCRA® to provide extra comfort for patients with forefoot deformities or lesions
  • Firm Heel Counter: ensures stable and comfortable fit
  • Machine Washable: means that the Gentle Step will stay looking nice for a long time
  • Available in twenty-two sizes and three widths
  • Suggested Codes: A5500, L3216, L3221

The DARCO APB™ embodies nearly perfect four season postoperative protection with a closed-toe design that keeps dressings and toes warm and dry. Our boot is designed to provide unparalleled versatility by accommodating both bulky dressings and most fiberglass casts.

Features & Benefits

  • Relaxed Rocker Sole reduces plantar pressure under forefoot and heel by over 25%
  • Square Toe Design acts as a bumper to protect the toes when k-wires are present and provides better Left/Right fit
  • Ankle Strap seats foot firmly in shoe to reduce heel slippage and eliminate friction
  • Removable Forefoot Closure provides security while eliminating buckle pressure
  • Zoned Outsole has an aggressive tread under the mid-foot where traction is needed most
  • Removable Insole features twice the padding of standard insoles and can be modified as needed. Insole can be totally removed to accommodate DARCO’s innovative Peg Assist™ (PQ Series) customizable off-loading insole.
  • Unique Metatarsal Shank under the MP joints increases support and rigidity under the forefoot

MedSurg™ Shoe

The DARCO MedSurg™ Shoe is the most versatile postoperative shoe on the market today. Its fully customizable insole is double-padded and removable to accommodate the PegAssist™ (PTQ Series) off-loading insole.

Features & Benefits

  • Square toe design acts as a bumper to provide additional protection when K-wires are present
  • MetaShank™ Protection provides more rigid control under the metatarsal heads
  • Strapless Closure eliminates buckle pressure on the forefoot and can expand to accommodate dressing up to 17 inches in circumference
  • Fully compatible with DARCO’s PegAssist™ (PTQ Series) off-loading insole

PegAssist™ Insole System

The DARCO PegAssist™ Insole System features a multi-indication removable-peg chassis that effectively off-loads the plantar aspect of the foot after surgery or when wounds are present.

Features & Benefits

  • Removable pegs allow for localized off-loading of wounds and ulcerations of the foot
  • Pressure reduced by as much as 60% while allowing patient to remain ambulatory
  • PORON® Cushioning cover eliminates the incidence of ring edema and edge abrasion
  • Included stabilizer board prevents adjacent pegs from collapsing
  • Available in a wide range of sizes and configurations designed to fit most DARCO shoes