This relieving shoe provides effective pressure relief in the heel area for bedridden patients. Velcro straps ensure easy securing and stabilization of the foot position.
✅ Extra high foot section provides an orthograde position and prevents foot drop.
✅ Opening at the heel for visual inspection of the heel and heel position.
✅ Long calf padding redistributes the pressure of the heel and prevents hyperextension of the knee.
✅’Smooth, friction-free outer surface provides a lot of freedom of movement without affecting the position of the foot
✅ Band and padding at the forefoot ensure a good foot position.
Darco Body Armor Heel Reliever
The Darco Body Armor Heel Reliever helps in the prevention and cure of hieldecubitus and diabetic foot syndrome and pressure ulcers. The pressure on the heel is redistributed to the Achilles tendon and the gastrosoleus complex in the calf. As a result, the heel area is completely free of contact pressure; The heel “floats”. The relief shoe is universally wearable by the One-Size-Fits-All and can be used for both the left side and the right side. In addition, the shoe is made of a high-quality foam with beveled edges and corners that prevent pressure at the edges.
Available in two types of foam
- Napped: This bubble foam design results in better air circulation and provides a pleasant cooling effect.
- Flat: This foam has been specially developed for sensitive skin. It is extra smooth and therefore particularly suitable for diabetes patients.
The Darco Body Armor Heel Reliever comes with:
- All Reliever
- Forefoot path
- Positioning wedge
- Extra foam pad
- Laundry bag
Cleaning the Body Armor® Heel Reliever is easy. It can be washed in the included laundry bag at 60 ° in the machine and thus can be used several times in one patient.
- Prevention and cure of hieldecubitus, diabetic foot syndrome and pressure ulcers
- Roasting scale scores of 14 or less
- Diabetes with neurological sensory impairment
- Prolonged immobility or coma
To prevent skin contact with the forefoot strap and redistribute the pressure, the attachment of the supplied forefoot pad to the forefoot strap can be adjusted. In addition, the positioning wedge can be used in different ways. The included extra foam pad can be cut to size. The fit of the Body Armor Heel Reliever can be adjusted in a few steps.