Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Pressure offloading

Liqua Care

Liqua Care

Ergonomic, liquid-filled, pressure-redistributing insoles. Fabric covered for added comfort. Slim, so fits most types of shoes. According to manufacturer, is clinically proven to reduce peak forefoot pressure by over 21% immediately and to increase circulation by over 5% with one week's use.

Jobst Foam

Jobst Foam

Kidney-shaped latex-free foam rubber dressing designed to evenly distribute pressure from compression stockings or bandages over bony prominences. Comprised of 100% synthetic rubber.

Repose Contur

Repose Contur

A pressure-redistributing overlay for riser recliner chairs; provides head-to-toe protection against pressure damage. Can be easily and safely secured with straps to a range of chair sizes. Two-year warranty.

Repose Cushion

Repose Cushion

Designed for use on a standard static chair, this cushion provides pressure redistribution while its slim profile increases patient comfort. Can be cleaned and reused. Suitable for use in both acute and community settings. Two-year warranty.

Repose Foot Protector

Repose Foot Protector

Designed to offload the heels either to prevent pressure damage or as part of the management of heel ulcers in patients with elevated legs. Can be cleaned and reused. Two-year warranty.

Repose Foot Protector Plus

Repose Foot Protector Plus

Designed to offload heels either to prevent pressure damage or as part of the management of heel ulcers in patients with elevated legs. Incorporates a Magnaffix adjustable strap to keep the device in place, and a ventilation hole in the heel section to facilitate skin inspection. Can be cleaned and reused. Two-year warranty.

Repose Mattress Overlay

Repose Mattress Overlay

Designed for use on a standard single bed. Suitable for use in both acute and community settings. Can be cleaned and reused. Two-year warranty.

Repose Sole Protector

Repose Sole Protector

Suitable for use with community and acute beds. Helps to reduce the risk of pressure damage to the soles of the feet by offering pressure relief at the bed end. Can be cleaned and reused. Two-year warranty.

Repose Wedge

Repose Wedge

Designed to offload pressure from the heels of patients with wider calves or who are unable to wear regular foot protector boots because of foot drop. Also suitable for restless or confused patients, who may not be able to tolerate or remove other forms of heel protection, and patients lying on their sides or when tilted, who can be at risk of damage from an inflation valve. Two-year warranty.

Devon Foot and Heel Protector

Devon Foot and Heel Protector

Foam positioning device for the foot that requires pressure redistribution as part of a pressure ulcer prevention or treatment strategy. It reduces the risk of pressure ulcers while maintaining proper circulation and provides long-lasting cushioning and protection. 

Devon Utility Pad

Devon Utility Pad

Foam positioning device for any area of the body that requires pressure redistribution as part of a pressure ulcer prevention or treatment strategy. It reduces the risk of pressure ulcers while maintaining proper circulation and provides long-lasting cushioning and protection. 

TCC-EZ

TCC-EZ

An all-in-one, roll-on, easy-to-apply total contact cast system. Application process can be completed in less than 10 minutes in the clinic by any trained clinician. Complemented by a partner boot.

Kerraped All Purpose Boot

Kerraped All Purpose Boot

Therapeutic shoe with a breathable material upper, a black EVA insole and an abrasion-resistant outer sole. It is secured with Velcro straps. 

Kerraped Plantar Ulcer

Kerraped Plantar Ulcer

A shoe system comprising a therapeutic shoe and an insole. The insole, which is 18mm thick, combines Poron, Plastazote and multifoam, and has easily removable pegs to allow selective offloading. The insole is placed into the therapeutic shoe, which has a breathable upper material and an abrasion-resistant outer sole. The shoe is secured with Velcro straps. Replacement insoles are available.

Kerraped Plus

Kerraped Plus

Advanced therapeutic shoe with a breathable upper material, a black EVA insole and an abrasion-resistant outer sole. Secured with two fully adjustable upper Velcro straps for patient comfort and safety.   

KerraPro Pressure Reducing Pads

KerraPro Pressure Reducing Pads

Shaped pads made from 100% silicone. The pads can be reused on the same patient (simply wash with soap and water). They must be completely dry before re-application.

Cellona Shoe

Cellona Shoe

A walking shoe to accommodate bandages and casts, and to offload pressure from the foot.

Heel Raiser Pro

Heel Raiser Pro

Heel offloading boot that redistributes pressure along the calf. The durable exterior reduces friction and shear from sheets. Machine washable. Simple strapping system. Treated with 'Ultra-Fresh' antimicrobial treatment to help inhibit odour-causing bacteria.

HeelMedix

HeelMedix

Heel offloading device that utilises a pillow-like design to redistribute pressure. Machine washable. Flexible strapping system helps prevent foot drop. Optional wedge (included with each size) to help prevent lateral or medial rotation. Treated with 'Ultra-Fresh' antimicrobial treatment to help inhibit odour-causing bacteria.

Molnlycke DAP-600Z Fluidised Heel Protector Boot

Molnlycke DAP-600Z Fluidised Heel Protector Boot

Z-Flex open-gate fluidised heel protector boot with a foot drop strap. It can be adapted to fit different shapes and sizes of foot, including those of adolescents. The ultra-low pressure chamber contours to the limb and redistributes pressure from the heel and Achilles tendon to the whole of the lower leg and foot. The low-pressure shin chamber redistributes pressure from the straps on the shin. The flexible toe-to-toe strap gently cradles the foot to prevent it twisting. The gate, which is located at the foot, allows for inspection and pedal pulse assessment. It also enables the caregiver to adjust the boot to fit the size and shape of foot, and facilitates easy conversion to a flat treatment area without disturbing the patient.

Molnlycke DCP16024

Molnlycke DCP16024

Neonatal positioning kit. This full-body kit comprises one medium full body, one small utility, two covers and two straps.

Molnlycke Z-Flo Fluidised Positioners

Molnlycke Z-Flo Fluidised Positioners

A fluidised positioner that moulds to individual patient and anatomical shapes to redistribute pressure. Offloads bony prominences. Can be remoulded to a new shape. 

Aderma

Aderma

Polymer gel, shaped pad that redistributes pressure while protecting and padding bony prominences.

FootSafe Prevention Boot

FootSafe Prevention Boot

Antimicrobial-impregnated polyurethane boot with adjustable lower leg fastening straps to aid patient comfort, minimise movement of the boot and allow the accommodation of variable sized wound dressings. Non-ambulatory use only. Multi-patient use. 

heelpro

heelpro

Boot with 2 adjustable straps. Reduces heel pressure by elevating the heel and providing low-friction cushioning. Heel aperture allows for easy inspection.

heelpro Advance

heelpro Advance

Boot with 2 adjustable straps. Reduces heel pressure by elevating the heel. Ripstop material can be wiped clean. Heel aperture allows for easy inspection.

heelpro Stability Wedge

heelpro Stability Wedge

Triangular wedge that helps reduce external or internal hip rotation, depending on the position in which it is applied. May be removed or applied when appropriate. Wedge attaches to the heelpro or heelpro Advance using touch-and-close fastening. Has an easy-to-wipe-clean cover.

HeelSafe Pressure Relief Pad

HeelSafe Pressure Relief Pad

Pre-inflated or inflatable over-mattress pad to relieve pressure on heels. Secured to the bed with adjustable straps and snap buckles, which can be replaced. Optional manual hand pump and replacement cover. Can be combined with SoleSafe to protect both the heel and plantar surfaces.

SoleSafe Bed End Pressure Relief Pad

SoleSafe Bed End Pressure Relief Pad

Pre-inflated or inflatable pads impregnated with antimicrobial polyurethane that protect the soles of the feet when patients slide down an inclined bed. Secured to the bed with adjustable straps and snap buckles, which can be replaced. Supplied with manual hand pump. Can be combined with HeelSafe to protect both the heel and plantar surfaces.

FootSafe Prevention Boot

FootSafe Prevention Boot

Antimicrobial-impregnated polyurethane boot with adjustable lower leg fastening straps to aid patient comfort, minimise movement of the boot and allow the accommodation of variable sized wound dressings. Non-ambulatory use only. Multi-patient use. 

heelpro

heelpro

Boot with 2 adjustable straps. Reduces heel pressure by elevating the heel and providing low-friction cushioning. Heel aperture allows for easy inspection.

heelpro Advance

heelpro Advance

Boot with 2 adjustable straps. Reduces heel pressure by elevating the heel. Ripstop material can be wiped clean. Heel aperture allows for easy inspection.

heelpro Stability Wedge

heelpro Stability Wedge

Triangular wedge that helps reduce external or internal hip rotation, depending on the position in which it is applied. May be removed or applied when appropriate. Wedge attaches to the heelpro or heelpro Advance using touch-and-close fastening. Has an easy-to-wipe-clean cover.

HeelSafe Pressure Relief Pad

HeelSafe Pressure Relief Pad

Pre-inflated or inflatable over-mattress pad to relieve pressure on heels. Secured to the bed with adjustable straps and snap buckles, which can be replaced. Optional manual hand pump and replacement cover. Can be combined with SoleSafe to protect both the heel and plantar surfaces.

SoleSafe Bed End Pressure Relief Pad

SoleSafe Bed End Pressure Relief Pad

Pre-inflated or inflatable pads impregnated with antimicrobial polyurethane that protect the soles of the feet when patients slide down an inclined bed. Secured to the bed with adjustable straps and snap buckles, which can be replaced. Supplied with manual hand pump. Can be combined with HeelSafe to protect both the heel and plantar surfaces.

Heel Up

Heel Up

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. 

Heelift Suspension Boot

Heelift Suspension Boot

The Heelift family of suspension boots (the Glide, AFO and Classic) all use a fixed pad of latex-free foam to completely elevate the heel, redistributing pressure along the calf. With friction-free Tricot backing and soft felt closure straps for a secure fit, it eliminates the risk of pressure, friction and shear to the heel. The foam support of the forefoot allows dorsiflexion while preventing heel cord contracture (foot drop) and external hip rotation (with the spare pad).