Lanaform Medic Wool Heel Elbow Support
- Natural elbow and heel protector
- Protects against the development and worsening of bedsores
- Reduces pressure to relieve rheumatism
- Insulates against both cold and heat
- 100% sheep’s wool; thick, soft and strong
- Buy 2 for £19.01 each and save 5%
Cushion your elbows and heels with all-natural sheep’s wool in this sheepskin elbow protector
If you are bedbound, whether short or long term, you are at risk of developing bed sores. These happen when the pressure from lying down all day constricts circulation in the skin, causing damage to your skin cells and tissues that can eventually kill them off. When this happens, sores develop that can become very severe and painful. This can be a particular problem on the elbows and heels, as they don’t have much padding and are in constant contact with your bed.
A good way to help prevent bed sores from happening is to wear an elbow protector that will provide extra padding around your bones. Lanaform’s sheepskin heel protectors are excellent for this, as their springy wool material allows for even pressure distribution, lessening the risk of rubbing and compression. Wool has amazing thermoregulation properties, as sheep have evolved to be at the perfect temperature throughout the year – staying warm in winter and cool in summer. If you’re using the fleece heel protectors to cushion an existing bedsore this will aide healing as it stops the wound from getting too damp or dry.
You may also need heel pressure relief if you suffer from rheumatism. Rheumatic conditions can affect heels and elbows badly as they are such major joints. Pressure on these areas will increase your pain and discomfort, making life misery. By supporting these joints with a protector, you can relieve and spread the amount of pressure that’s on them, reducing pain and swelling.
Sheepskin works well for this as it is soft and will mould nicely to the joint without restricting circulation. Simply use the soft, adaptable Velcro strap to gently fasten the cup to the affected joint and you’ll feel immediate relief. This Wool Heel and Knee Cup will give you all the support and comfort you need, protecting your joints with naturally strong, soft and flexible sheepskin.
|Recommended For||Preventing and treating bedsores, easing rheumatic conditions|
|Included Contents||1 x heel and knee support|
|Can Be Used With Biofeedback||No|
|Colour||White with black strap|
|Size||One size with adjustable strap|
|Washing Instructions||Hand or machine washable|