Unique Neck Support Collar For Light-Weight Head Control
The Canadian Collar has been engineered for relief of pain as well as neurological symptoms often associated with neck problems. It offers unique support for the head and neck, without supporting the entire weight of the head. This advanced control support collar uses a special chin piece as well as chest support, but is light-weight, adjustable, providing 2 points of contact for support, minimizing contact with the skin.
Neck Support Collar Uses
There are many different collars available, however, this offers a unique tool for support with some special advantages. It is not a collar that supports the weight of the head, however, some of it’s many uses are:
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Motor Neuron Disease
As well as other diabilities which require lightweight control of the head and neck.
The collar offers more control than traditional neck collars, allowing for precise adjustments around the neck while remaing cool and supporting under the chin without anything dense being wrapped around the neck. Head control is applied through use of the chinpiece and a minimal contact chest support. Adustability throughout the neck support collar allows for biomechanical and muscular inbalance. It is open and airy as well as minimally obtrusive. It can be used as an alternative to a standard foam neck collar, or with precise control for more challenging neuromuscular conditions.
With so many collars, there is now a design that is causing quite a buzz in the medical world, and that is the Canadian Neck Support Collar. It is uniquly adjustable, gives very good support and is completely waterproof. One of the best factors is that it is one collar, but allows complete individual customization, so that it sits snuggly around your neck, without the feeling of pressure or choking some others collars give you.
It is a supportive collar that is easy to fit and you can wear it for as long as is needed. One of the benefits is that instead of taking the weight from around your neck, and putting it on your shoulders, which can eventually cause pain. The Canadian Collar is designed so that some of that pressure is passed down on to the chest area, and this helps the neck muscles to relax more and offers head control.
This collar can be set so that it does not lock your neck in place, so you can still have some movement of the neck, but the downward pressure will be relieved. Due to its design, there is very little of the collar which comes into contact with the skin, and so you get reduced irritation. All of this means that the collar gives you maximum support and comfort, and this can only be a positive benefit to your patients. Many doctors prescribe it as a rheumatoid arthritis collar. For adults as well as children 1-10.