A side-lying hip abductor engineered to keep the knees bent at 90 degrees and abducted to externally rotate the hip is available through Dedham, Mass-based company AliMed. The AliMed Side-Lying Hip Abductor is designed to be ideal for hip adductor spasticity and to reduce bone-to-bone pressure. The company’s website notes that the new waterproof model is wipe-clean, coated polyfoam, that can accommodate incontinent patients and can also be used over and over. Straps for the waterproof model are sold separately.
The site states that the Standard Foam measures 14 inches wide by 14 inches in diameter by 9 inches high (inside curve), to 11 inches high (outside curve). Includes four straps that measure 2 inches wide. The Small Foam measures 12-1/4 inches wide by 12-1/4 inches in diameter by 9 inches high (inside curve) to 11 inches high (outside curve), and includes four 1-1/2 inch straps. The Standard Waterproof is the same size as the Standard Foam, four 2-inch wide straps sold separately.
For more information visit www.alimed.com