Calcaneal Minifixator

The Calcaneial Minifixator™ is a specific model of the Mini Rail system designed to accomplish the three goals of treating calcaneal fractures:

The real value of external fixation in treating calcaneal fractures is that it allows the surgeon to accomplish all these goals without compromising the soft tissue envelope.

Features and Benefits

  • Swive​ling clamps to allow for angled placement of the pins
  • Compression-distraction units to allow for fragment reduction
  • Universal: one design for right or left foot
  • Sterile KIT​ ready to use


  • Articular Fractures of the Calcaneus (Sander’s CT classification I,II,III, IV; Rowe’s X-ray classification IV)
  • Oblique or Coronal Calcaneal Body Fractures not involving the Subtalar joint (Rowe’s X-ray classification III)


  • Patients with mental or physiological conditions who are unwilling or incapable of following postoperative care instructions
  • Patients with severe osteoporosis, patients who are HIV positive and patients with severe, poorly controlled diabetes mellitus
  • ​Patients with foreign body sensitivity. Where material sensitivity is suspected, tests should be made prior to implant insertion​