Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Heel Up

Heel Up

V-M Orthotics

Description

A range of inflatable offloading devices designed to completely elevate the heel. Made from a soft, absorbent, skin-friendly four-layer material, the device is shaped with a channel that accommodates the Achilles tendon. ISO 10993-10 testing has shown it is not associated with skin irritation and sensitisation. 

Indications

Patients who are immobile for prolonged periods, and/or have neurological sensory deficit or peripheral neuropathy.

Contraindications

None listed.

Sizes Available

Available in four adult and two paediatric sizes. Each pack contains 12 devices

Price

£9.95 (plus VAT and postage). Available on the NHS Supply Chain. 

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