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Leg Carriage Gutter Cushion

Prevention of heel pressure ulcers, post operative orthopaedic & venous surgery.

Pressure-diffusing memory foam surface supports leg and provides pressure free areas to the ankle and heel of the foot.

Scalloped and angled shape alleviates pressure to calf area for optimal blood flow. Patented U-shape heel cavity allows the heel to float while gently cushioning the Achilles.

Leg Carriage complements treatment after orthopaedic surgery, for the prevention and management of heel pressure ulcers. Promotes better circulation of blood through the legs and feet in recovery from venous surgery. Two cushions can be used side by side if required.

Dimensions (cm)

Outside dimensions: 53L 28W 15H
Inside dimensions: 35L --W 9H

 

Cushions and elevates the leg. For the prevention and management of heel pressure ulcers, and post operative orthopaedic and venous surgery.

Super-soft Memory foam surface, combined with premium-grade foam base. Multi-function patented design incorporates unique open-ended cavity which enables the heel to be kept free of pressure at all times.

Scalloped to ensure pressure-free natural leg alignment is maintained, and blood flow is enhanced.

Immobilises the leg, knee and heel in a neutral position. Complements treatment after orthopaedic surgery, and promotes circulation of blood through the legs and feet in recovery form venous surgery.

Two models are available:

Model 1: Without foot support.

Model 2: With foot support attachment.

Steri-Plus cover

Available in moisture and bacteria-resistant Steri-Plus. Steri-Plus has a special polyurethane ply (film) bonded to woven polyester fabric.

Leg Carriage / Gutter Cushion

Scalloped and angled to accommodate lower thigh for natural drainage.

  • Pressure-diffusing Memory foam cushions & cradles the calves - Spreads the load.
  • Wide aperture for all body shapes
  • Memory foam gently cushions the Achilles region.
  • Floats the heel over an air cavity
  • Zero pressure on heel and bunion
  • Provides air circulation to aid healing of existing ulcers
  • Foam cushioned sides protect lateral and medial malleoli
  • Also designed to be used comfortably with two side by side

Foot support

  • Adjustable foot-drop support pad secures foot for comfort.
  • Anti-foot-drop construction controls dorsal flexion
  • Extended foot support keeps blanket and sheet off toes

Outside dimensions: 53L 28W 15H
Inside dimensions: 35L --W 9H

Content:

Inner: All-new 100% open cell 'breathing' urethane foam.
Any discoloration of foam through exposure to natural light will not affect performance or foam longevity.

Steri-Plus Outer Cover: Moisture and bacteria-resistant polyurethane ply bonded to a knitted polyester backing.

Care:

Inner: Do not immerse in water. Dab clean with a solution of warm water and mild detergent. Do not machine wash. Do not tumble dry.
Dry flat away from direct sunlight.

Steri-Plus Cover: It resists moisture, and is easily cleaned by wiping down with mild detergent warm water, and hung to dry.
Wipe stains using a non-phenolic disinfectant in a diluted solution. (Do Not Use dry cleaning solvents, or phenolic disinfectants).
Do not bleach. Do not machine wash. Do not tumble dry.
Line dry. Do not iron.
It is an extremely sturdy material that withstands body loads. It is in a clinical yet attractive mid green color.

 

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ISO Standards Approval

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