15° abduction support
medi SAS multi is a shoulder support cushion. The product is exclusively to be used for the orthotic fitting of the shoulder and only on intact skin.
The orthosis is normally fitted for the first time in the operating theatre It should be put on and taken off on a table wherever possible. Please pay attention to the following tips:
The snap fasteners on the front of the cushion should be opened. The shoulder strap already lies on the table.
Place the arm that has been operated on in the open pocket.
Now close the pocket. Also use the enclosed Velcro straps to secure it more strongly.
In the case of the given indication, also connect the outside rotary wedge. Beforehand, however, it is necessary under all circumstances to ensure that the indication also enables a positioning in external rotation.
Pass the waist strap around your back and close the snap fastener.
Now pass the shoulder strap over your uninjured shoulder to the front. Grasp the snap fastener end with the hand on the injured side. Now climb into the opening between the shoulder and underarm straps.
Finally close the snap fastener.
The shoulder strap can be put on more easily if you have a home help. Have the person remove the shoulder strap completely (open snap fasteners). They can now help you into the shoulder strap as if you were putting on a jacket. Then proceed in the manner described above. The shoulder strap is then simply clicked into the cushion. If you have the feeling during the night that the arm or shoulder is not securely positioned, you can put a pillow under the brace or you can tighten the strap around the waist.
In principle, this product must be used under medical supervision. When it is applied for the first time, this must be under the instructions of trained and specialised personnel, such as an orthopaedic technician. If the support is individually fitted by a qualified person, this will ensure that it is effective and comfortable.
If it is to be used with other products, this must be discussed with the prescribing doctor.
PU foam, Polyamide
The product should not be worn in water. 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, or in the washing machine with the delicate cycle at 30°C using mild detergent without fabric softener.
Do not bleach.
Leave to dry naturally.
Do not iron.
Do not dry clean.
- Immobilisation following posterior shoulder dislocation
- Post-operative immobilisation following:
- Rotator cuff ruptures
- Prosthetic shoulder implants
- Humeral head fractures
medi SAS® multi shoulder abduction cushion - Instructions for medical staff
- 01432 373500
- MON - FRI, 09.00 - 17.00