The Achilles Heel Protector is a soft, comfortable stretchable surgical fabric sleeve. This unique device is designed to position and hold our patented Polymer Gel Pad on the back of the foot which slowly releases a medical grade mineral oil to absorb friction and pressure. The device may be used as a support supplement for patients with Haglund deformity and Achilles problems.
- Latex/ silicone-free
- Washable & Reusable.
May be used for the following:
- Reducing excess pressure and friction
- Comforting achilles tendonitis
- Comforting bursitis
- Comforting heel prominences
- Comforting haglund deformity
- Reducing keratotic lesions
- Cushing sudden impact
- Preventing/comforting blisters
Suggested Size chart:
|Small||7 and under|
|Large||7.5 - 10|
- 1 per package
Application: By positioning the gel pad around the heel the gel applies gentle compression around the inflamed area. When applying the sleeve over the heel, please note how the anatomic shape should be placed over the back of the heel. The wider part of the gel pad goes to the bottom of the foot.
- GEL PAD SHOULD NOT BE WORN UNDER THE BOTTOM OF THE HEEL.
Benefits: The gel pad with medical grade mineral oil USP will obsorb friction and equalize pressure while simultaneously softening hard skin and keratotic lesions. Reduces scar tissues. Helps to improve the elasticity of the skin after scarring. Product may be heated for warm therapy or cooled for cold therapy
- Capable of absorbing horizontal shearing
- Unlike competitive silicone/ foam/ felt products, the gel will not flatten or lose its shape
Clinically proven to help reduce hypertrophic/keloid and keratotic scar tissue
Care and Comfort: Product should be hand-washed with soap and water. Allow to air-dry. it is suggested to dust the gel with talcum powder after each washing. DO NOT USE LAUNDRY DETERGENT, DISH SOAP OR BLEACH.
*Warning: Product should be removed for several hours daily in order to allow the skin to breath. Do not place over an open wound. If irritation, discomfort or circulation problems occur, discontinue use and notify physician immediately.
*KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN AND PETS.
- Large or Small