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Knit-Rite 4-Way Stretch BK Prosthetic Shrinker, Silicone Band

by Knit Rite


$18.99

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  • Multidirectional stretch makes it effortless to apply this shrinker
  • Silicone dot band prevents rolling down
  • Softer material than other shrinker brands
  • Available in Standard (20-30 mmHg) and Heavy (30-40 mmHg) compression
  • Made in the USA
  • Sold each
Knit-Rite 4-Way Stretch BK Prosthetic Shrinker, Silicone Band has a rating of 4.9 stars based on 14 reviews.

The Knit-Rite 4-Way Stretch Shrinker is a truly great shrinker for below knee amputees. The 4-Way Stretch Shrinker features stretchy polyester/Lycra core-spun yarns providing multidirectional stretch for a shrinker that creates less discomfort when applying. Silicone beads along the top of the shrinker will prevent it from rolling down in the middle of the night. Knit-Rite has been manufacturing prosthetic textiles since the 1920s and they know how to engineer a quality shrinker.

Materials

82% Polyester, 18% Spandex

Directions for Use

It is highly recommended that you consult with your prosthetic professional for proper guidelines on the application of this product and report any changes in the fit or the condition of your limb. Changes in your limb may occur over time and it may be necessary to take new measurements for a new shrinker. Do not wear the shrinker while your prosthesis is in use.

  1. Turn the 4-Way Stretch Shrinker inside out, except for the end part
  2. The shrinker will be folded over itself. Use both hands to slip if over your residual limb.
  3. Turn the shrinker back to being right side out, pulling it evenly over your residual limb.
  4. Adjust for final placement and smooth out any crease using the palm of your hand in a gradual upwards motion.

Note: Do not pull the shrinker onto the limb by grasping the top edge only.

Care Instructions

Do not dry clean. Wash in a laundry bag. Machine wash Warm. Do not Bleach. Tumble Dry. Do not iron.

Precautions

If any issues or changes of your limb or skin develop, discontinue use and consult with your Prosthetist.

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