Posey Knitted Heel Elbow Protectors are recommended for patients requiring comfort or at risk for skin irritation. Comfortable sock-like covering helps provide comfort and helps protect against limb friction and shear forces.
Protecting vulnerable heels and elbows to those immobolized is critical to prevent pressure sores. Our elderly are especially at risk for pressure sores also known as bedsores when they are confined to bed for lengthy periods of time. Heel and elbow protectors are practical to apply to your loved ones heels and elbows for round the clock usage. Be sure to have some pairs to wear and other pairs to wash. Remove protectors, clean skin, and message elbows and heels before repplying fresh pairs. Preventing skin breakdown and maintaining skin integrity is unquestionably the goal.