Shear Comfort Heel Protector (SC112)
Complete protection for the heels.
Shear Comfort Heel Protectors shield the skin on the heels, and provide protection for existing damaged skin. The soft wool layer wraps around the heel and ankle, leaving the rest of the foot free to move. Seams are positioned on the exterior of the protector to relieve the skin from areas of high pressure.
Velcro straps give plenty of room for adjustment.
Available in 3 sizes: Sold in Pairs:
- Small..Sheepskin Cup is 14cm long = 5 1/2″..use for small feet..up to size 7
- Medium..Sheepskin Cup is 16 cm long = 6 1/4″
- Large..Sheepskin Cup is 17cm long = 6 3/4″..use for large feet..sizes 10 and
Shear Comfort Heel Protectors are machine washable in Woolskin, and guaranteed against deterioration for up to 50 washes.
Shear Comfort Heel Protectors protect the feet; wherever they are placed. Made from HiTemp Medical Sheepskin, Shear Comfort Heel Protectors wrap around the heel and ankle; leaving the rest of the foot unencumbered. Held in place with a fully adjustable velcro strap.
For best protection, put the ankle snugly into the protector and secure the Velcro straps together as tight or loosely as desired. Use for people confined to a bed, wheelchair or a day chair when they might be at risk of developing a decubitus ulcer.
This Shear Comfort product is machine washable in an approved Sheepskin Shampoo & Conditioner. We recommend that you use Woolskin: Sheepskin Shampoo & Conditioner to clean and disinfect this Shear Comfort products Woolskin contains the natural fungicide and miticide..Tea Tree Oil, together with wool conditioning agents.
Washing should occur regularly to remove skin and dust particles etc. Washing will also disinfect the wool and reduce the chances of infection of open wounds. Clean up any spillage with a damp cloth before washing.
Use a Gentle or Wool cycle for slow limited agitation. This will reduce any felting of the wool.
Shear comfort products can be dried in the dryer using low heat and gentle agitation. Do not over-dry since wool performs best with 15% residual moisture.
Best care would be to Air- Dry. Products will last longer if not exposed to heat.