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"Anatomy" of the GivMohr Sling

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Webbing Shoulder Harness Anterior Adjustment Buckle Elastic Arm Strap Elastic Elbow Strap Vinyl Handpiece Foam Axillary Pad Wrist Cross Webbing Shoulder Harness Anterior Adjustment Buckle Locking 4 Tab Posterior Adjustment Buckle Elastic Arm Strap Elastic Elbow Strap Vinyl Handpiece

Handpiece
 
  • OVAL - To maintain open web space. Can be modified easily to accommodate specific hand issues.
     
  • CURVED - To support transverse arch of hand.
     
  • Provides primary support of arm in reducing shoulder subluxation.

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Elbow Strap
 
  • Controls elbow position.
     
  • Provides secondary arm support in reducing shoulder subluxation.
     
  • Provides arm protection by keeping elbow close to body.

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Arm Strap
 
  • Provides dynamic compressive forces through wrist, elbow and shoulder.
     
  • Reduces potential for accommodation of nervous system.
     
  • Protects shoulder from over-tightening (impingement).
     
  • Allows controlled arm swing with ambulation.
     
  • Provides arm protection by keeping arm close to body.

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Shoulder Harness
 
  • Fashioned after "figure 8" harness.
     
  • Facilitates thoracic extension, scapular retraction, and scapular depression.
     
  • 1" webbing for strength and comfort.

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Anterior and Posterior Buckles
 
  • Adjust both buckles to reduce shoulder subluxation.
     
  • Adjust posterior buckle independently once subluxation has been reduced to bring shoulder into neutral rotation.

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Locking 4 Tab (back cross)
 
  • Maintains proper positioning of shoulder harness.
     
  • Position over spine and low between scapula for maximum comfort.

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Axillary Pad
 
  • Position at anterior axillary wall of uninvolved arm for maximum comfort.

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Wrist Cross
 
  • Maintains positioning of sling to properly support arm.
     
  • Helps hold wrist in neutral position.

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Instructions
| Sling
"Anatomy"
| Common
Modifications
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Sling
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Sling
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Testimonials
| Sizing Guide/
Order Forms
| Contact
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3600 Osuna Road NE, Suite 316
Albuquerque, N.M. 87109
Phone (505) 292-1144
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