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Suffering from a lumbago or a carpal tunnel syndrom? Discover the complete range of orthopaedic supports designed to treat and prevent these everyday injuries!
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Suffering from a lumbago or a carpal tunnel syndrom? Discover the complete range of orthopaedic supports designed to treat and prevent these everyday injuries!

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    Clavicle Support

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    DESIGNED TO SUPPORT CLAVICLE FRACTURES AND TO HELP CORRECT IMPROPER POSTURE    Characteristics :
    • Velcro®-type adhesive closure
    • Colour : white
    Indications :
    • Clavicle fracture
    Adjustments : This product must be adjusted and worn under the supervision of a health care specialist. Made of : Orthopedic felt covered with stockinette, highly resistant straps of polyester webbing with Velcro®-type closure. Cleaning : Wash by hand with mild soap and air-dry.
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    Fix-Loc Ankle Stabilizer

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    Designed to stabilize ankle and help support injured ligament. The Fix-Loc™ Ankle Stabilizer may be used for both rehabilitation and prevention purposes. Neoprene helps to retain body heat and keep muscles supple. It fits right or left foot. Characteristics
    • Approved by the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association
    • Removable plastic medial/lateral stays provide precise support for acute ankle ligament sprains and chronic instabilities
    • FIX-LOC™ closure system provides easy and precise adjustment
    • Fits into any athletic shoe
    • Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior
    • Firm support
    • Easy fit
    • Colour: black
    Made of: neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior lining. Indications - Sprain - Ankle instability - Intense activities
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    Adjustable Ankle Stabilizer

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    Designed to stabilize the articulations and provide comfortable support to weak ankle muscles. The Adjustable Ankle Stabilizer helps reduce pain following strains, sprains and other stress-related injuries. Neoprene retains body heat, increases blood circulation, and helps keep muscles supple. Characteristics
    • Approved by the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association
    • Adjustable tension with Velcro®-type closures
    • Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior
    • Greater support
    • Easy fit
    • Colour: black
    Made of: Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior lining. Indications
    • Post trauma
    • Sprain
    • Strains
    • Elongation
    • Muscle overwork
    • Prevention
    • Sports
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    Elastic Ankle Bandage

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    Designed to stabilize joints and help reduce risks of ankle injuries. The Elastic Ankle bandage stretches and wraps around the ankle, providing moderate support. It may be used during and after activities. Characteristics
    • Approved by the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association
    • Elastic band with adjustable tension
    • Velcro®-type closures
    • Criss-crossed shape for additional support
    • Moderate support
    • Easy fit
    • Colour: beige
    Made of: 60% Polyester, 27% Elastic, 13% Nylon - Latex free. Indications - Sprain - Ankle Instability - Swelling - Moderate activities
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    Hinged Knee Brace

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    Designed to provide firm support during physical activities. A snug fit to the knee for your comfort, this firm support does not restrain movements and lessens the risk of injuries during activity. Lateral hinges provide effective support and increase safety; the removable cushion around the patella opening stabilizes the patella and disengages the kneecap to avoid direct pressure on the knee. Specially designed to support the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), it may also be used for many different patella problems, including Chondromalacia, Patella Tendonitis, Subluxation and Dislocation. Neoprene retains body heat, increases blood circulation, and helps keep muscles supple. Characteristics
    • Removable hinges provide a 180° extension
    • Patella opening with removable cushion
    • Back opening to enable flexion
    • Colour: black
    Made of: Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior. Indications
    • Various kneecap problems, such as chondromalacia of the patella, tendonitis and partial or total patellar subluxation.
    • Raquet sports, ball sports, jogging, biking
    • Activities involving heavy lifting
    • Walking
       
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    Stabilizing Knee Brace

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    Designed to provide optimal support during physical activities. The Stabilizing Knee Brace may be used for many different patella problems including chondromalacia, patella tendonitis, subluxation and dislocation. Specially designed to support the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), it may also be used for many different patella problems, including Chondromalacia, Patella Tendonitis, Subluxation and Dislocation. Neoprene retains body heat, increases blood circulation, and helps keep muscles supple. Neoprene retains body heat, increases blood circulation and helps keep muscles supple. It remains effective even when wet and does not absorb water. Characteristics
    • Sleeve support
    • Velcro®-type fasteners keep sleeve in place and increase stability
    • Two spiral hinges on each side
    • The Polyethylene pad alleviates direct pressure on patella
    • Perforated neoprene covered with non-brushed nylon
    • The removable cushion alleviates direct pressure on patella
    • Provides extra stability to patella
    • Firm support
    • Easy fit
    • Colour: black
    Made of: Neoprene covered with non-brushed nylon. Indications
    • Sprain
    • Patella implication
    • Various kneecap problems, such as chondromalacia of the patella, tendonitis, dislocation and partial or total patellar subluxation.
    • Raquet sports, ball sports, jogging, biking
    • Activities involving heavy lifting
    • Walking
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    Lycragel Knee & Patella Stabilizer

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    Designed to provide comfortable support to lateral ligaments and patella. The flexible spiral hinge on each side help to stabilize knee ligaments while the gel insert helps to reduce direct compression on the patella. The Lycragel™ Knee and Patella Stabilizer may be used following treatments and pain alleviation associated with certain common patella syndromes such as: sprints, sprains and swelling. It limits shock and vibration on patella therefore helps to reduce the risk of injury during physical activity. Characteristics
    • Ergonomic model: elasticate fabric provides even compression
    • One flexible spiral hinge on each side
    • Provides compression and support
    • Firm support
    • Easy fit
    • Colour: beige
    Made of: 67% nylon and 33% lycra Indications
    • Various patellar (kneecap) traumatisms
    • Racquet sports, ball sports, jogging, biking
    • Activities involving heavy lifting
    • Walking
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    Adjustable Knee Support

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    Designed to stabilize articulations and protect the patella. It provides comfortable support to weak knee muscles and ligaments due to strains or other stress-related injuries. Neoprene retains body heat, increases blood circulation, and helps keep muscles supple. Characteristics
    • Velcro®-type fasteners for easy adjustment
    • Remains effective when wet
    • Retains body heat and helps keep muscles supple.
    • Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior
    • Easy fit
    • Colour: black
    Made of: Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior lining. Indications
    • Following strains, sprains and other stress related injuries
    • Sports : raquet sports, ball sports, biking, jogging
    • Walking
    • Activities involving heavy lifting
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    Sport Shoulder Support

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    Designed to support and stabilize the shoulder joint (scapulohumeral) during physical activity without impeding movement. Also provides support to weakened muscles and ligaments of the shoulder by providing therapeutic heat and compression. May be indicated for subluxations and light instability of the joint and also to relieve the pain. Characteristics • Made of neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior • Removable additional piece if needed (for more compression) • Light support • Ambidextrous • Velcro® type adhesive closure • Easy fit • Colour : black Made of: Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior lining. Indications - Subluxations - Articulation instability  
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    Lateral Epicondylitis Brace

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    The lateral epicondylitis Brace is designed to help relieve tendon pain caused by irritation or inflammation. The compression pad on the forearm relieves tension on the tendon. The pressure is evenly distributed to promote comfortable use over a long period. It may be worn during housework, manual and construction labour, or for clerical and computer tasks. Characteristics
    • Targeted pain relief
    • Plastic reinforcement (insert)
    • Used to prevent or to control the symptoms of tennis & golf elbow
    • Long-term use
    • Easy to use an adjust
    • Velcro®-type adjustable closure
    • Colour: black
    Indications
    • Professional activities requiring repetitive hand movements
    • Manual labor
    • Bowling
    • Golf
    Made of: Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior lining.
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    Ankle Stabilizer

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    Designed to stabilize joints and help reduce risks of ankle injuries. The figure-8 sleeve wraps around ankle like a bandage, and provides moderate support. It does not restrict movements, and may be used during activity. Characteristics
    • Criss-crossed shape for additional support
    • Excellent against ligament laxity
    • Moderate support
    • Easy adjustment
    • Made of 53% cotton, 31% elastic and 16% rayon
    • Colour: beige
    Made of: 53% cotton, 31% elastic and 16% rayon Indications
    • Swelling
    • Sprain
    • Ankle instability
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    Orthosis Girdle

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    Lightweight tubular cotton sleeve, to wear under a neoprene support (or any support / splint / immobilization) to reduce skin irritations due to friction or moisture / perspiration. Each package contains a 1 meter length of girdle, which can be cut to desired length, for multiple uses Characteristics
    • Tubular girdle made of light cotton
    • Absorbs perspiration
    • Prevents excessive humidity
    • Packaged individually
    • Colour: beige
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    Knee & Patella Support

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    Designed to provide comfortable support to lateral ligaments and patella. The flexible spiral hinges on each side help stabilize knee ligaments, while the frontal opening helps relieve pressure on the patella. This support helps reduce the risk of injury during physical activity. Characteristics
    • Two flexible spiral hinges on each side
    • Added support for patella
    • Made of 33% nylon, 23% elastic and 44% polyester
    • Moderate support
    • Easy and ergonomic adjustment
    • Colour: beige
    Made of: 33% nylon, 23% elastic and 44% polyester Indications
    • Activities or sports requiring repetitive knee bends, to provide lateral support
    • Minor or stress-related injuries
    • Long term use
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    Ergonomic Knee Support

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    Designed to provide light support to lateral ligaments. The flexible spiral hinge on each side helps to stabilize knee ligaments, while the criss-cross back provides comfort during normal daily activities. Characteristics
    • One flexible spiral hinge on each side
    • Made of 67% nylon, 23% elastic and 10% lycra
    • Light support
    • Easy and ergonomic adjustment
    • Colour: beige
    Made of: 67% nylon, 23% elastic and 10% lycra Indications
    • Sports or activities requiring rotation/tortion movements (ex. golf, raquet sports), without frequent and complete knee bends
    • Long term use
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    Hernia Belt

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    Designed to provide comfortable, effective support for Reducible Inguinal Hernia. The Hernia Belt can be worn with both adjustable pads for a double hernia, or with one pad only for a simple hernia. Pads are removable. Characteristics
    • Includes two pads made of polyurethane foam
    • For single or double hernia
    • Pads are adjustable and removable
    • Effective support
    • Easy adjustment
    • Colour: white
    Made of: 45% polyester, 40% cotton and 15% rubber Indications
    • Inguinal hernia
     
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    Maternity Belt

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    This maternity belt provides excellent lumbar and abdominal support during pregnancy. It helps to alleviate pain and fatigue in muscles and ligaments of the lower back by assisting the expectant mother with better posture. The two lateral elastic straps help to add extra support. Characteristics
    • The upper extra-elastic strap is removable (optional) and may be used for additional support
    • Four flexible stays
    • Moderate support
    • Easy adjustment
    • Velcro®-type closures
    • Colour: beige
    Made of: 60% Nylon, 35% Spandex et 5% Elastic Indications - Pregnant women with low back pain (from the 6th month of pregnancy)  
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    Abdominal Belt

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    Designed to support weak abdominal muscles after surgery or child birth. The Abdominal Belt may also be used to relieve lower back pain due to weak abdominal muscles. Characteristics
    • Velcro®-type closures
    • Moderate support
    • Easy adjustment
    • Unisex
    • Height: 23 cm (9”)
    • Colour: black
    Made of: 60% Polyester, 27% Elastic, 13% Nylon. Indications
    • Lumbar pain
    • Post-surgery
    • Post-childbirth
     
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    Prevention Worker’s Belt

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    Designed to support abdominal muscles, and promote correct positioning and proper lifting. The Prevention™ Worker’s Belt is recommended to reduce the risks of lower back pain due to sprains, lumbago or muscle spasms. It may also be used to improve posture. Wearing the PREVENTION™ worker’s belt does not interfere with muscle contraction. Characteristics
    • Removable suspenders enable workers to loosen the belt without removing it
    • Flexible stays provide support
    • Does not interfere with muscle contraction
    • Moderate support
    • Easy adjustment
    • Colour: black
    Made of: 58% Polyester, 30% Elastic, 10% Nylon, 2% Spandex Indications
    • Prevention during heavy lifting
    • Worker who risk injury to the lower back during risky tasks
     
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    Posture Plus Support Belt

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    Designed to improve intra-abdominal tension and decrease the strain on the spine. The Posture Plus™ belt relocates the center of gravity and limits the torsion movements of the lumbo-sacral region. Supports the spine in sacrum and lumbar and keeps the abdominal muscles compact to strengthen the core of the body. Recommended to support lumbar region while lifting objects as well as to help relieve lumbar pains caused by poor posture in long-hours sitting positions. Characteristics
    • Light and comfortable
    • Includes a removable compression pad
    • Supports the spine in sacrum and lumbar and keeps the abdominal muscles compact to strengthen the core of the body
    • Does not restrain muscle contraction
    • Light support
    • Easy adjustment
    • Velcro®-type closures
    • Colour: black
    Made of: 60% Polyester, 27% Elastic and 13% Nylon Indications
    • Lower chronic back pain
    • Discopathy
    • Postural compensation
    • Do not use the pad at sacrum if spondylosis or spondylolisthesis known
     
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    Sacro-Forme Belt

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    Designed to support lower back and abdominal muscles. The Sacro-Forme™ belt is also recommended for sprains, lumbago or muscle spasms, after surgery or trauma. May also be used to improve posture. Easy to adjust, it conforms smoothly to the lumbar arch. Characteristics
    • Flexible stays
    • Velcro®-type closures
    • Moderate support
    • Easy adjustment
    • Unisex
    • Height: 23 cm (9”)
    • Colour: black
    Made of: 60% Nylon, 35% Spandex, 5% Elastic. Indications
    • Acute pain
    • Lumbar sprain or acute sacroiliac dysfunction
    • Before or after a spinal surgery
    • Post-trauma
     
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    Arm and Leg Protector

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    Designed to protect and keep a cast or bandage dry. May be used safely by anyone with circulatory problems. Water-resistant. Characteristics
    • Easily adjustable by cutting to required length
    • May be used safely by anyone with circulatory problems
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    Wrist and Thumb Immobilizer

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    Designed to immobilize thumb and wrist following severe sprain, arthritis, arthrosis and following a health care provider’s advice. It may also be used to help recovery from thumb tenosynovitis (De Quervain’s syndrome) Characteristics
    • Three removable stays prevent wrist and thumb movement
    • Does not limit fingers movement
    • Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior
    • Fix-Loc™ closure system: one single tab to pull
    • Firm support
    • Easy adjustment
    • Velcro®-type closure around the thumb
    • Colour: black
    Made of: neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior lining. Indications - Sprain - Strain - Chronic instability - De Quervain’s syndrome
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    Thumb Stabilizer

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    Designed to help relieve pain due to sprains, strains, arthritis, arthrosis and during recovery from thumb tenosynovitis (De Quervain’s Syndrome). The Thumb Stabilizer is also recommended as a post-surgical support.  Characteristics
    • Increased support
    • Adjustable tension around the thumb
    • Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior
    • Easy adjustment
    • Ambidextrous
    • Colour: black
    Made of: Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior lining. Indications
    • Sprains
    • Strains
    • Arthritis
    • Arthrosis
    • Thumb tenosynovitis (Quervain’s syndrome)
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    Multifonctional Wrist Brace

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    Designed to help relieve pain associated with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other wrist-related injuries. The Multifunction Wrist Brace provides firm support when rigid stabilization is required. The integrated metal splint and the S-shaped plastic reinforcement minimize flexion movements. Neoprene, the main component of the support, improves muscle and ligament suppleness. Characteristics
    • Removable and malleable aluminum spoon-type stay
    • S-shaped plastic stay on the hand/wrist
    • Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior
    • Firm support
    • Easy adjustment
    • Two Velcro®-type closures
    • Length: 23 cm (9”)
    • Colour: black
    Made of: Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior lining. Indications
    • Strains
    • Sprains
    • Medial or lateral epicondylitis
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
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    Carpal Tunnel Wrist Splint

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    Designed to help relieve pain associated with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other wrist-related injuries. The Carpal Tunnel Wrist Splint provides moderate support when rigid stabilization is required. The integrated metal splint minimizes flexion movements, while Neoprene, the main component of the support, improves muscle and ligament suppleness. Characteristics
    • Velcro®-type closures for easy adjustment
    • Removable and malleable aluminum stay allows adjustment to a different angle, when necessary
    • Can be used day or night
    • Easy adjustment
    • Colour: black
    Made of: Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior lining. Indications
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Tendinitis
    • Post trauma
    • Post surgery
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    Wrist Stabilizer

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    Designed to help relieve pain associated with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other wrist-related injuries. This Wrist Stabilizer provides moderate support when rigid stabilization is required. The integrated metal splint minimizes flexion movements, while Neoprene, the main component of the support, improves muscle and ligament suppleness. Characteristics
    • Does not limit finger movement
    • Removable aluminum spoon-type stay
    • Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior
    • Two Velcro®-type closures to adjust tension
    • Moderate support
    • Easy adjustment
    • Colour: black
    Made of: Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior lining. Indications
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Tendinitis
    • Post trauma
    • Post surgery
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    Preventive Wrist Support

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    Designed to help reduce the risk of inflammation caused by repetitive wrist movements. The removable pad helps alleviate strain and encourages a neutral wrist posture, even after hours of repetitive movements. The Preventive Wrist Support can also be worn - without removable wrist support pad - as an effective wrist support during sports and other activities. Neoprene retains body heat, increases blood circulation, and helps keep muscles supple. Characteristics
    • Can also be worn - without removable wrist support pad - as an effective wrist support during sports and and other activities.
    • Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior
    • Moderate support
    • Easy adjustment
    • Ambidextrous
    • Colour: black
    Made of: Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior lining. Indications
    • Sports: lifting weights, racquet sports, ball sports, golf
    • Work on the computer
    • Heavy objects handling
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    Triangular Bandage

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    Can be used as a sling to hold an injured arm close to the chest or to support a temporary splint. Characteristics • Made of cotton • Two security pins included
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    Arm Support

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    Arm support with adjustable buckle for fast and easy setting. Provides an even distribution of the weight of the arm across the opposite shoulder to minimize cervical strain. Characteristics
    • Solid polypropylene strap for easy adjustment
    Made of: Cotton Indications
    • Cast support
    • Injuries to the arm, wrist or hand
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    Posture Aid

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    DESIGNED TO STABILIZE CLAVICLES AND HELP CORRECT IMPROPER POSTURE The Posture Aid helps maintain proper anatomical spinal alignment therefore helpful in cases of clavicle fracture and poor posture.   Characteristics :
    • Adjustment and closure at front
    • Made of polyurethane foam covered with felt and brushed tricot
    • Polypropylene straps
    • Robust plastic loops
    • Firm support
    • Easy adjustment
    • Colour: gray
    Indications :
    • Posture problems
    • Cavicle fracture
    Made of : 100% Polyurethane foam covered with 100% polyester felt and 100% nylon strap  
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    Firm Cervical Collar

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    Provides firm support in cases of muscular contusions, cervical sprains and strains or severe inflammation caused by an accident. Made from high density polyurethane foam (it does not absorb or retain humidity). Characteristics
    • Light and comfortable
    • Covered with cotton stockinette
    • Velcro®-type closures
    • Hypo-allergenic
    • Washable
    • One size: neck circumference between 38 and 56 cm (15” - 22”)
    Made of: high density polyfoam. Indications Provides firm support in case of muscular contusions, cervical subluxations or any type of severe inflammations caused by an accident.  
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    Soft Cervical Collar

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    Provides light support in cases where heat is required. Made from medium density polyurethane foam. May also help to reduce snoring. Characteristics
    • Light and comfortable
    • Covered with cotton stockinette
    • Velcro®-type closures
    • Hypo-allergenic
    • Washable
    • One size: neck circumference between 38 and 56 cm (15” - 22”)
    Made of: medium density polyurethane foam. Indications Recommended in cases where light support or heat is required.