Bed Sore / Skin / Wound Heel / Elbow Protectors Foot Pillows
Silicore Foot Pillows with Velcro closures provide maximal pressure relief to feet, heels, and ankles. Provides relief of pressure to the feet, heels and ankles whether in bed or wheelchair. Hollow core construction prevents fibers from matting, thus dispersing pressure over a greater area, lowering vulnerability to pressure sore development. Breathable cover made of cotton/polyester cover provides maximum cool comfort. Reduces friction with silicone coated fibers. Long-lasting and washable. Often are used alone or in combination with "Foot Positioners" item # SPE-31609 sold below.
Our nurses all-time favorite foot pads to reduce pressure and prevent or help healing of pressure sores on heels and other parts of foot. The key to preventing bedsores or avoiding the risk of further deterioration, is to eliminate the source of pressure. These soft cushiony foot pillows will serve that purpose well. When your loved one is confined to bed for extended periods of time, simply allowing the heels to rest on bed can cause skin breakdown to heels and ankles. Other folks confined to chairs can have pressure sores develop on the soles of their feet.