homepageTips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Rullkudde på soffa för att avlasta hälarna, (svensk text)

User on couch with roll cushion to relieve heels
User on couch with roll cushion to relieve heels

User stretches leg muscles
User stretches leg muscles

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Roll pillow on couch to relieve heels

- suitable for people who lack sensation

Description
When the user sits on the couch with his legs up, he uses a roll pillow under his lower legs to relieve pressure on his heels. The fabric cover has a zipper and is removable and washable.

Authors comments
When the user stretches his leg muscles, he also sits on the couch with the roll pillow under his lower legs, see photo 2.

Manufacturer
The user’s mother

Idea
The user

Paid for by
The user

Tip is dated from 2011

Categories for this tip
looking after ones health » preventing/healing ulcers, Tips and tricks from people with Low paraplegia (Th11- S1, ASIA A, B).

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