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Health Sheepskin
Health Sheepskin
  • SKU: 4210

Health Sheepskin

$189.00
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    100% Sheepskin - Made of one inch wool density so they don’t mat and ensure maximum pressure relief, absorption of moisture and extra cushioning.

    SPECIAL CARE INSTRUCTIONS:
    * Health skins can be washed and disinfected in an industrial washing machine at temperatures not exceeding 40°C and dried at temperatures not exceeding 30°C.

    SIZES:
    * 
    One Size (approximately 2' x 3'  or  55 cm x 90 cm)

    COLOUR:
    * 
    Honey/Cream.
    * Green (not available as pictured).
    * There is no difference in the "healing" properties between the honey and green sheepskin.

    Why use a medical sheepskin

    Medical sheepskins are highly beneficial for individuals who require specialized care and support, particularly those who are bedridden or spend extended periods of time in a wheelchair. These sheepskins are made from high-quality natural materials, such as sheep wool, which offer unique properties that promote comfort, health, and wound care prevention.

    One of the key benefits of using a medical sheepskin is its ability to distribute pressure evenly across the body. This is especially important for individuals who are immobile or have limited mobility, as prolonged pressure on certain areas of the body can lead to the development of pressure ulcers or bedsores. The natural fibers of the sheepskin help to reduce pressure points and provide cushioning, thereby minimizing the risk of skin breakdown and promoting better blood circulation.

    In addition to pressure redistribution, medical sheepskins also offer excellent moisture absorption properties. The wool fibers have the ability to wick away moisture from the skin, keeping it dry and preventing the buildup of sweat or excess moisture. This is particularly beneficial for individuals who are prone to sweating or have incontinence issues, as it helps to maintain a dry and comfortable environment, reducing the risk of skin irritation and infection.

    Furthermore, medical sheepskins are naturally resistant to bacteria and other microorganisms. The lanolin present in the wool acts as a natural antimicrobial agent, inhibiting the growth of bacteria and reducing the risk of infection. This is especially important for individuals with compromised immune systems or those who are recovering from surgery or wounds, as it helps to create a hygienic and safe environment for healing.

    When it comes to wound care prevention, medical sheepskins play a crucial role. The soft and breathable nature of the sheepskin helps to protect delicate skin from friction and shear forces, which can contribute to the development of wounds or exacerbate existing ones. By providing a gentle and supportive surface, medical sheepskins help to reduce the risk of skin breakdown and promote faster healing.

    Overall, the use of medical sheepskins offers numerous benefits for individuals in need of specialized care. From pressure redistribution and moisture absorption to bacteria resistance and wound care prevention, these natural comfort products provide a holistic approach to promoting comfort, health, and well-being.

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