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Slippy Heel Protectors with Lambswool (Pair)

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  • Lambswool heel protectors for bed sores
  • Suitable for offering pressure relief for heels in bed
  • One-size fits all for most users
  • Machine washable for maintaining hygiene and long-lasting use

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Brand:  Thorpe Mill


Slippy Heel Protectors with Lambswool (Pair)

Patients with low mobility that are confined to a bed or chair for long periods are more likely to develop pressure sores, which can be painful and debilitating. To counteract this, the Slippy Heel Protectors with Lambswool are designed to alleviate pressure on the heel and provide luxurious comfort for a better nights sleep.

What's Included with My Purchase?

  • 1 x Pair of Heel Protectors

How Do I Correctly Attach Heel Protectors to My Feet?

To fit your heel protectors correctly, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Undo the Velcro strap and place your heel inside the protector as demonstrated in the image below
  2. Place the back of your heel against the cushioned fabric until comfortable
  3. Take the loose strap and wrap it over the front of the protector until comfortable
  4. Now that the protector is comfortable and in place, fasten the loose strap to the Velcro on the opposite side until your foot feels secure and stable

For an idea of how your protectors should look when correctly worn, please see the image below:

How to apply your Slippy Heel Protectors

Sizing Information

Slippy Heel Protectors are designed to cup the heel only and as such they do not cover the ankle. As demonstrated in the image above, the Slippy Heel Protectors run 10cm from the base up the back of the heel.

How Can the Slippy Heel Protectors for Bed Help Me?

The Lambswool Heel Protectors can help with various ailments, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Drop foot
  • Foot malpositioning
  • Heel friction
  • Heel pressure sores
  • Relieving friction in bed

Key Features and Benefits

  • Supplied in a pair for maximum comfort and benefit
  • Comfortable and durable design
  • Adjustable straps for personalised use
  • Suitable for use in bed to relieve friction pain
  • Feature slippy blue outer for ease moving

How Can These Lambswool Heel Protectors Prevent Pressure Sores?

Pressure sores are often caused by being confined to a bed or chair for long periods of time. These Slippy Heel Protectors enable the wearer the freedom to move more with their comfortable design which eliminates pain and friction. They are best suited for use as pressure relief for heels in bed.

What Are the Signs of Pressure Sores?

The early signs of pressure sores include part of the skin becoming discoloured (paler skin becomes red while darker skin becomes blue or purple). The skin can also feel spongy or hard with itching or pain, the symptoms of which these Heel Protectors can assist in alleviating.

How Thick Are These Heel Protectors?

These heel are around 8mm thick when worn. This offers a good level of cushioning between feet and surfaces.

Will the Lambswool Protectors Fit Me? 

These Slippy Heel Protectors are available to purchase in one size. Their adjustable design means they will fit most feet.

Can the Heel Protectors Be Washed?

To ensure long-lasting use, the Lambswool Heel Protectors can be machine washed and also tumble dried for your convenience. We recommend a gentle wool wash with a mild detergent due to the delicate natural of the lambswool inner.

Washing up illustration

This Item Is Not Returnable On Grounds Of Hygiene

Please note, Medical Supplies is dedicated to maintaining the highest levels of hygiene for all of its products and for this reason this item is non-refundable and non-returnable if unsuitable or unwanted on grounds of hygiene.

If you have any questions regarding this returns policy, please contact our Medical Supplies Customer Care Team on 020 7501 0593 for further details.

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