Friday, 18 November 2016

Cervical Collars for Neck Pain Relief

Neck allows you to hold your head up high as it attaches the skull to the trunk, letting information transfer between your brain and body take place. You must compliment your neck on how strong yet flexible it is, as it supports the weight of your head while at the same time allowing it to turn and flex in all directions. Made up of 7 bones, the cervical spine is gently curved in a convex manner.

Vissco Cervical Collar are commonly recommended to patients who need spine immobilization to either prevent further damage to the spinal cord that may have suffered an injury, and to support healing, if the patient is recovery from a surgery. Shedding more light on the subject, in this blog post, we discuss some essential information for patients using neck braces.
Vissco Cervical Collar Soft
Our Price : Rs 185

Guidelines for Using a Neck Brace :
  • Patients who are advised to wear a cervical collar need to follow some basic guidelines to ensure the desired results. The list includes:
  • The brace must fit in such a way that it restricts head movement
  • The chin must be placed properly and should not stick out of the collar
  • The patient’s hair must be outside the brace
  • The skin placed beneath the brace must be dry and clean to avoid skin infections
  • Wearers should also avoid applying any lotion/powder on the neck area
  • The brace’s lower edge must rest in such a way that only the padding touches the skin

Arm Sling for Shoulder: The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the human body. The cost of such versatility is an increased risk of injury. It is important that family physicians understand the anatomy of the shoulder, mechanisms of injury, typical physical and radiologic findings, approach to management of injuries, and indications for referral. Clavicle fractures are among the most common acute shoulder injuries, and more than 80 percent of them can be managed conservatively.
Vissco Arm Pouch Sling
Our Price : Rs 275

The Arm Sling for Shoulder includes the proximal humerus, the clavicle and the scapula, and their connections to each other, to the sternum (clavicle), and to the thoracic rib cage (scapula). Together, these elements form the most mobile joint in the human body. It allows the upper extremity to rotate up to 180 degrees in three different planes, enabling the arm to perform a versatile range of activities.

This mobility comes at a cost: It leaves the shoulder prone to injury. Family physicians often encounter patients with shoulder injuries. It is important to understand the anatomy of the shoulder, mechanisms of injury, evaluation and management of injuries, and indications for referral.

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