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    Custom Contrac-Tree *CUSTOM ORDER*

    Product #: 2CUSTOM1300JDM

    A Contrac-Tree consists of three separate pieces attached by Hook & Loop fastener and nylon felt. The ContracTree is extremely helpful at inhibiting lower extremity contractures, particularly if each lower extremity has more than plus or minus 5 degrees difference. Examples of appropriate situations for a Contrac-Tree are: 

    1. The left lower extremity will range to almost full extension, but has heel decub and is adducting hard towards the right lower extremity. 
    2. The right lower extremity has a range of 90 degrees flexion and you want to prevent furthercontracture. 
    3. The resident can comfortably be abducted the desired inches (2, 3 or 4 Inches) between knees.

     

    Measurement Instructions

    All measurements are to be taken in inches with the patient lying in the supine position. It's best if measurements are taken with a yard stick.

    • A. Measure from behind the knee (Popliteal) straight down to the surface of the mattress. 
    • B. Measure from behind the knee (Popliteal) to the heel. Do not measure the curve of the patients calf. 
    • C. Place the ruler flat on the mattress surface and measure from the heel to where the thigh or buttocks first meets the bed
    • Abduction = ________ The amount of separation needed at the knees (The standards are 2 inches and 3 inches. 4 inches may be ordered as well. Please see price list below.)
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    A Contrac-Tree consists of three separate pieces attached by Hook & Loop fastener and nylon felt. The ContracTree is extremely helpful at inhibiting lower extremity contractures, particularly if each lower extremity has more than plus or minus 5 degrees difference. Examples of appropriate situations for a Contrac-Tree are: 

    1. The left lower extremity will range to almost full extension, but has heel decub and is adducting hard towards the right lower extremity. 
    2. The right lower extremity has a range of 90 degrees flexion and you want to prevent furthercontracture. 
    3. The resident can comfortably be abducted the desired inches (2, 3 or 4 Inches) between knees.

     

    Measurement Instructions

    All measurements are to be taken in inches with the patient lying in the supine position. It's best if measurements are taken with a yard stick.

    • A. Measure from behind the knee (Popliteal) straight down to the surface of the mattress. 
    • B. Measure from behind the knee (Popliteal) to the heel. Do not measure the curve of the patients calf. 
    • C. Place the ruler flat on the mattress surface and measure from the heel to where the thigh or buttocks first meets the bed
    • Abduction = ________ The amount of separation needed at the knees (The standards are 2 inches and 3 inches. 4 inches may be ordered as well. Please see price list below.)