Epicomed®

Elbow support

  • Integrated silicone pad
  • Pressure-free upper edge
  • Individual pressure adjustment

 Medical specifications

Elbow soft support with silicone support pads and tension strap

Epicomed is an elbow support. The product is exclusively to be used for the orthotic fitting of the elbow and only on intact skin.



Features

Product benefits

  • The compressive knitted fabric and silicone insert exert a massage effect which promotes the healing process

  • Specific areas of pressure to reduce pain and relieve tension at the tendon inserts


How does it work?/Mode of action

Epicomed causes a massage effect, which supports perfusion, by interacting with compressive knitted fabric and the two integrated silicon inlays. This effect furthers the decline in swellings and bruises. Irritation and pain are relieved. In addition, the lashing strap can be individually adjusted for the level of stress at work or during sport. This helps to reduce excessive stress on the musculature and tendons.
Supports cause the greatest effect during physical exercise. In principal, the support can be worn all day. However, this depends on how comfortable the support is to wear. You should avoid bending your arm tight for a long period. The support should be taken off for longer breaks (e.g. when sleeping).
If you suffer excessive pain or discomfort during wear, please take off the product immediately and contact your doctor or specialized shop.
The support is suitable for use in water. After use, please rinse out the product thoroughly.

Donning/fitting instructions

Pull the support over the elbow until the hollow of the elbow lies in the middle of the knitted Comfort Zone and the seam runs over the middle of the protruding bone (epicondyle). The support is sitting properly when you can easily feel the internal and external bone protruberance (epicondyles) through the notches in the silicone inlays.
By loosening or tightening the lashing strap, you can adjust the pressure individually, depending on the physical stress. The strap can also be easily removed if necessary during wear.
Please take care that trained staff instruct you when putting on the support for the first time. If you suffer too much pain during the day or have an unpleasant feeling from wearing the support, take it off at once and contact your doctor or the responsible suppliers.

Details

Standard colours


Material components

Polyamide, Polyester, Elastane


Washing instructions

Velcro fasteners should be closed for washing. Soap residues, lotions and ointments can cause skin irritation and material wear.
Wash the product by hand, preferably using a medi clean detergent, or in delicate cycle at 30°C using a mild detergent without fabric conditioners.
Do not bleach.
Leave to dry naturally.
Do not iron.
Do not dry clean.


Size


Size

I – VI

Medical specifications

Indications

  • Lateral and medial epicondylitis (tennis elbow, golfer‘s elbow)
  • Joint effusion and swelling due to arthritis and osteoarthritis
  • Chronic post-operative and post-traumatic inflammation

Contraindications

  • Diseases or injuries of the skin in the area of use, especially with inflammatory symptoms (excessive warming, swelling or reddening)
  • Sensitivity and perfusion disorders of the arms (e.g. in the case of diabetes)
  • Lymph outflow disorders, as well as unclear swellings of soft tissues, apart from the area of use

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