Who needs a CONFORM® Med. Air Cushion?
When forced to remain seated for an extended period of time, this leads to a great strain on the area of your body in contact with the seat, as well as on your skin. Here a CONFORM® Cushion can provide you with considerable relief. Our cushions offer the very highest seating comfort, limiting the danger of pressure sores, and can be used therapeutically with existing pressure ulcer.
Why are they made of Natural Rubber?
Since 1989 we are working with this material – we can call ourself “real experts”.
There are many advantages to manufacture with natural rubber. It is a renewable resource and only low energy expenditure is required for its treatment. CONFORM® Products are fully biodegradable and require no special disposal measure.
The special characteristics of rubber allow amalgamation of the upper and bottom plate of CONFORM® products – by vulcanisation avoiding toxic and instable adhesive bonds. All additives used for production correspond to the actual regulations of EU directives referring to use of hazardous materials, RoHS rules, as well as Reach-ordinances. We furthermore confirm our qualities free of softeners (PAC = polycyclic, aromatic hydrocarbons).
How to choose the height of the cushion for the user?
This depends on the on the need of the user. It cannot be defined by the weight only. The structure of the skeleton (ischial tuberosity and coxis bone) are most important. As higher the cushion – as better is the pressure relief.
5 cm height cushion is mainly used to increase seating comfort or as prophylactic cushions.
Pressure Ulcer – Class I
7.5 cm height cushion offer a high standard of seating comfort, but also have a noticeable therapeutic effect due the high level of pressure relief.
Pressure Ulcer – Class I-III
10 cm height cushion serve the best pressure relief as an effective instrument in Pressure Ulcer therapy. Pressure Ulcer – Class I-IV