VIP is ALPS air expulsion integrated pump for elevated vacuum for prosthetic socket.
The use of VIP provides continuous total contact when donning the prosthesis, that’s essential to keep the weight distribution even and ensure an enhanced proprioception and socket stability.
Elevated vacuum created by the VIP stabilizes the residual limb, minimizing its volume fluctuation throughout the day, leading to reduced pistoning and increased comfort.
Key features of ALPS VIP:
• It’s easy to install and very light
• It’ s battery-free and doesn’t require pistons and cylinders to pump air out of the socket
• For both laminated or thermoplastic sockets
• Available with 2 different vacuum levels: Elevated Low Vacuum or Elevated High Vacuum