15° abduction position to avoid adhesions to axillary recess (frozen shoulder)
Lateral positioning in 15° abduction to relieve the ventral limbus and the capsule
To avoid stiffening of the shoulder
How does it work?/Mode of action
Only change the angle of abduction on instruction to do so from your doctor or orthotist.
We recommend lying on a table for the application and removal procedure. Pay attention to the following advice regarding the application: Make sure the side release buckles on the front of the cushion as well as the straps are open. Put the shoulder and hip belt on the table.
Place the affected arm in the open sling allowing your hand to rest on the ball.
Then, fasten all straps.
Pull the hip belt from behind your back to the front and Velcro fasten it.
Pull the shoulder belt over the uninjured shoulder to the front and place your arm in the opening between the shoulder and armpit belt. Now, close the side release buckles.
This product should only be used under medical supervision. Follow instructions of a trained professional, e.g. an orthopaedics technician, when applying for the first time. Qualified and individual adjustment ensures effectiveness and comfort of application. Consult your physician regarding simultaneous usage with other products.
PU foam, Polyamide
The product should not be worn in water. Velcro fasteners should be closed for washing. Soap residues, lotions and ointments can cause skin irritation and material wear.
Pillow case, bag and straps can be washed by hand, preferably using medi clean washing agent.
Do not bleach.
Leave to dry naturally.
Do not iron.
Do not dry clean.
- Reconstruction after rotator cuff ruptures
- Impingement syndrome
- After removal of calcium deposit
- Conservative or post-operative treatment after subacromial bursitis
- Conservative immobilisation of shoulder luxations /dislocations
- Shoulder prosthesis insertion
medi SAS® 15 shoulder abduction cushion - Instructions for medical staff
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