The heel is the second most common site for pressure ulcer development.1 The Heel Protector III is specifically designed to help reduce the risk of heel pressure ulcers.
Offloads the heel
Reduces plantar flexion contracture risk
Helps prevent lateral rotation, reducing risk of peroneal nerve damage
Sequential Compression Device (SCD) compatible
Reference: 1. Salcido R, Lee A, Ahn C, Heel Pressure Ulcers: Purple Heel and Deep Tissue Injury, Clinical Management Extra, Advances in Skin & Wound Care 2011:24(4);374-380.