Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Kerraped Plantar Ulcer

3M + KCI


A shoe system comprising a therapeutic shoe and an insole. The insole, which is 18mm thick, combines Poron, Plastazote and multifoam, and has easily removable pegs to allow selective offloading. The insole is placed into the therapeutic shoe, which has a breathable upper material and an abrasion-resistant outer sole. The shoe is secured with Velcro straps. Replacement insoles are available.


To offload the plantar aspect of the foot. The peg insole redistributes force away from at-risk areas of the foot. Removal of the single pegs facilitates selective offloading while still supporting both the intact and wound area of the foot.


Known sensitivity to any of the components of the Kerraped Plantar Ulcer shoe system. The system must be applied by a suitably qualified health-care professional. Once modified, it should not be used on more than one patient.


Small (UK size 2–5.5), medium (UK size 6–7.5), large (UK size 8–10), extra large (UK size 10.5–13) – shoe system, £60.29; replacement insole, £27.73

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