Mölnlycke® Static Air Heel Protectors

Lower limb air suspension therapy

Our Mölnlycke® Static Air Heel Protectors were developed by a physician. You can use them for reliable, cost-effective and easy-to-apply pressure relief therapy for your patients in all care settings. The design uses air displacement with a unique low-profile single air chamber that relieves and equalizes pressure – cradling the patient’s vulnerable
Achilles tendon.

The Static Heel Protectors contours to your patient’s foot shape, for effective air suspension therapy.

Air suspension therapy

Latex-free and DEHP free

Durable and easy to clean

For single patient use only

Did you know? 

  • After the sacrum, the heel is the second most common site for pressure ulcer incidence.1
  • The heel is also the most common site of pressure ulcers for the perioperative patient.1
  • Some of your patients are more prone to heel pressure ulcer development – due to validated risk factors such as diabetes mellitus, vascular disease, immobility and an overall Braden Scale score of 18 or less.1
  • Heel ulcers may lead to osteomyelitis and even limb amputation.2

 

1. Delmore, B., Lebovitz, S., Suggs, B. Risk Factors Associated With Heel Pressure Ulcers in Hospitalized Patients. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2015;42(3):242-248.

2. Black, J. Preventing pressure ulcers occurring on the heel. Wounds International Vol 4 | eSupplement | ©Wounds International 2013. 

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