Skil-Care Super Soft Heel Protector
Skil-Care Super Soft Heel Protector

Skil-Care Super Soft Heel Protector

Brand/Manufacturer: SKIL CARE CORP
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Skil-Care Super Soft Heel Protector delivers a superior level of comfortable support for the prevention and healing therapy of heel pressure ulcers, deep tissue injury and plantar flexion contracture. The open heel design of the Skil-Care Super Soft Heel Protector effectively eliminates heel pressure by suspending the heel in the air which promotes faster healing and prevents future pressure sores.

Item #DescPkgRewardPrice 
503410 Universal Each $1.72
$111.54
$85.80

Features

  • Skil-Care Super Soft Heel Protector extended height prevents sheets and blankets from contacting the toes
  • Promotes faster healing with proper air circulation
  • Reduces risk of plantar flexion (foot drop)
  • Easy to apply with adjustable straps for custom fit 
  • Launderable and reusable
  • DVT compatible
  • Universally sized heel protector designed for treatment and prevention of heel pressure sores

More Information

  • Easy to Use:
    -  Ankle/Instep  
    1. Place patient’s foot inside the Heel Protector. Make certain that the heel is suspended over the air cavity
    2. Make sure toes are facing upward
    3. Thread the Velcro® strap through the web loop near the toes and secure the closure
    4. Thread the ankle strap through the web loop near the ankle and secure closure
    5. Velcro® closures should be snug but not tight
  • Easy Care:
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    Clean heel protector with germicidal cleaning solution or soap and water. If necessary, launder at temperatures below 1800 F (82O C). Dry at the low setting. Do not use bleach directly on the fabric. Be sure to connect straps to Velcro® closure before laundering.
  • Caution:
    1. Use on bedridden patients only.
    2. Do not allow patient to walk or stand on the floor while wearing the protector.
    3. Have medical professional remove heel protector periodically to inspect skin. 4. Do not over tighten straps.
    5. Assure that the foot is placed in the protector so that the heel is off-loaded. 6. When used with the Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) device, assure that the tubing is not in contact with the skin and the air flow is not compromised.
    7. Periodically inspect the heel

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