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NIGHT POSITIONING

 

Night Positioning – Adduction & Abduction

Jeffery

One of our leading units, used when the requirements for adduction and abduction are needed.  A corrective mid-line position is achieved and reduction in the lumbar curve has been observed.  When curbing wind-sweeping, the JEFFERY must be placed as near to the crutch as possible.

Because the entire leg is supported, including the feet, circulation is stimulated by the warmth and muscle spasm reduced.  Vulnerable areas such as heels are supported, therefore, reducing pressure areas.

Patients who are sleeping 8 hours on a JEFFERY have been found to have very relaxed legs and are therefore easier to dress.

 


 

When the patient is supine a MINI EILEEN can be placed down the side of the patient and it will help to stabilise side flexion.

 

Leanne

This unit can accommodate knee contractures as well as curbing external rotation or scissoring.  LEANNE helps to maintain a mid-line position as it gives both adduction and abduction.  Ideal for situations where supporting flexion of the knees is required.  The LEANNE can be used for day or night time periods.  Due to its light weight, the unit stays in position during rebound therapy sessions, thus giving comfort and stability to the client.

Mini Leanne

Designed for the same applications as LEANNE, but coping with small adults and children.


 

Dora

A unit coping with abduction and adduction.  Especially designed for night positioning. The unit must be positioned as close to the crutch as possible, this reduces hip rotation. Reduction in the lumbar curve has been noticed.  Reduced high tone has also been observed, therefore coping with strong extensor spasm, and so the unit is acting as an inhibitor.  Good body symmetry is achieved very simply by this unit.

 

Diana

This unit is used extensively with the care of the terminally sick child.  Professionals, parents, and especially the children, respond to this very simple light weight and aesthetically pleasing unit.  All benefits and characteristics apply as for DORA, but dimensions are smaller.

 

Micro Dora

See as for above but smaller dimensions, therefore coping with paediatrics.

Dora ll

 

Dora II

The added feature with this unit is the extended pommel width at the foot end, coping with requirements for greater abduction.  All the positive features and characteristics of the DORA also apply to DORA II.



Mini Dora II

Features as for DORA II but smaller dimensions. Central pommel foot end increased by 4" therefore becoming 8" for more abduction.