This model is recommended for the following pathologies:
Knee prosthesis postsurgical treatment
Thanks to its zip system the patient can remove the orthosis to take care of the personal hygiene, move forward the rehabilitation exercises, monitoring the progress of the pathology and so on. The zip can be locked to avoid the removal of the orthosis by the patient.
Instruction for use:
Take the patient's size and use a pencil to mark the cutting line.
Use the polyurethane can indicated for each size.
Protect prominent bones okmfleecyweb.
Cover the affected part of the body with gauze dressing for protection okmtub.
Pour the contents of can No.1 (grey label-isocyanate) into can No.2 (blue label-polyol).Mix the polyurethane for 17-23 (look at the mixing times), seconds and wait until the mixer comes to a complete stop.
Pour the polyurethane inside the cloth (the same quantity in both parts). Turn the inner part of the cloth outwards and extend polyurethane with a roller.
After 2-minutes place the prepared orthosis on the patient, making sure that it is in the correct position.
Stretch the cloth by pulling the ends of the zip and hold firmly for 4 minutes more to prevent folds (try not to touch the polyurethane to prevent points of pressure).
After about 7 minutes cut to correct length.
Put the Velcro on and close.
Allow the orthosis to harden on the patient for about 20 minutes before removing.
The polyurethane may shrink slightly during the first hour, so it is important to check this by fitting it on the patient again.
Protect your eyes and hands.
Handle and open the cans with care.