Edema Reduction Leg Elevator Benefits
Stabilizes the Entire Leg
Mitigating any sort of risk during your road to comfort will be essential to a proper recovery. Pillows, towels and other makeshift household tools can cause major setbacks in to your goals by increasing risk for unstable surfaces and unexpected shifting of the leg or a potential fall. A stable solution for all exercises during your rehab should be prioritized. Placing pillows are towels underneath your leg can result in set-backs, keeping the leg as stable as possible is ideal, and having the right tools in place will set you up for success.
Effectively control your edema
Elevating your legs right away after surgery or a minor trauma will greatly decrease swelling. Being consistent with elevating above your heart is vital to decreasing the edema that is caused by pain. Coupling consistent elevation with icing will reduces your swelling and overall pain. Having a dedicated, stable positioner gives you more accountability to bee consistent in your road to recovery.
Speed Up Recovery Time
Postoperatively your range of motion will be monitored throughout your recovery, and these metrics are dependent on reducing your edema, and having a dedicated elevation practice in place. With consistency, you will leave behind stiffness, soreness and immobility. A product designed specifically for your goals like the ERLE-Twin will give you the tools to succeed during your recovery and speed up the process.
Reduce Pain Medication Consumption
Having a major surgery is scary, and painful, which often opens the door to using pain medication. Using prescription drugs can help ease the immense amount of pain you experience postoperatively, but it’s no secret that they can also have the serious adverse effects of addiction. Taking proper steps to your recovery by doing intended exercises to regain your range of motion, and controlling your edema, will speed up your recovery time resulting in less pain medication consumption.