Its initial product, the Fall-Safe([R]) Hip Protector
, offers the ideal combination of high impact protection and wearing comfort--even when sleeping--thereby enhancing compliance with hip protection protocols.
Despite this encouragement, implementation of hip protector
programs has been impeded by noncompliance issues.
Runner-up in the Innovative Technology or Device section went to Prof Julian Minns from Newcastle General Hospital for his hip protector
16) Most of the subjects who had hip fractures in the group that was assigned to wear hip protectors
were not wearing the hip protector
when they fell and fractured.
Onrot developed the conveniently wearable ComfiHips hip protector
after she learned one out of four people who fall and break their hips die within the first year.
With sewn-in hip pads and a removable tailbone pad, this latex-free garment can be used as a hip protector
or a combination hip-and-tailbone protector.
One innovation that is already being looked at by companies with a view to producing commercially is a hip protector
pad to reduce fractures in people with frail bones.
This study randomly assigned 1801 ambulatory but frail elderly adults (1409 women and 392 men; mean age, 82 years), in a 1:2 ratio, either to a group that wore a hip protector
or to a control group.
We are proud that Brookdale Senior Living has chosen such a wonderful hip protector
as ComfiHips for their marketplace ," said Iris Onrot, CEO of Worldwide Ortho.
Synergy's clinically proven Therapeutic Hip Protector
has received numerous innovation and quality awards in the healthcare industry for its effectiveness in preventing falls and injury (http://www.
com), the most comfortable hip protector
product, has retained TransMedia Group for publicity.
com/ ), a company based in Canton, Massachusetts, has manufactured and distributed innovative soft hip protector
garments that offer significant and documented protection from hip fractures in a fall, particularly for the frail elderly population.