The Standard model has an aluminum rod and the Rigid model has a stainless steel rod that retains its shape while lifting heavy legs or casts. Both models are covered with 1“ (2.5cm) wide, soft nylon webbing. The 10“ (25cm) loop foothold bends easily to accommodate any foot or cast. Rod measures 22“ (56cm) long. Total length including hand strap measures 42-1/2“ (108cm).