Caresia Glove Bandage Liners are excellent for those patients who have swelling and tissue induration in the digits. Every Caresia Glove has individual gait spacers to provide circumferential compression. Many therapists like to recommend this unit for their post-surgical hand patients and for patients with arthritis or lymphedema. Please note that functional hand usage will be restricted. Hand unit may be worn in conjunction with either of the Caresia Arm Bandage Liners
Caresia Bandage Liners replace stockinette and multi layer of padding or foam. Patients simply don the Caresia and then, using a spiral or figure-eight wrapping style with 50% overlap, wrap over the top of the Caresia with short-stretch bandages. The short-stretch bandages should be applied to provide a snug fit but not tight.
|Size||Palm Girth||Wrist Girth|
|Small||up to 19cm||up to 16cm|
|Medium||up to 23cm||up to 22cm|
|Large||up to 27cm||up to 28cm|
HOW DOES CARESIA WORK?
1. Foam chips in Caresia Bandage Liners create localized tissue pressure differentials to stimulate interstitial fluid movement, prevent stagnation, and soften indurated tissue.
2. Caresia garments make wrapping a breeze for the inexperienced wrapper. Caresia is designed to disperse irregular bandage pressures, thus creating a more uniform, symmetrical shape to the limb, padding boney prominances, filling concave spaces and compensating for anatomical differences, which impair the distal to promixal gradient compression.
3. Caresia garments create localized tissue stretch, opening the initial lymphatic gaps to encourage reabsorption of interstital fluids and particles.
MATERIALS: Meryl, Lycra, Polyurethane
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