The Heel Hugger, from Brown Medical, features a Sealed Ice therapeutic gel pad that can be frozen to provide the benefits of cold therapy to the heel, reducing heel inflammation and speeding up the healing process. The gel pad also absorbs shock from heel strike, improves shoe fit by compensating for narrow heel and limits lateral and medial movement of calcaneus. The patented gel is hypoallergenic and non-toxic. This is for the purchase of one Heel Hugger with Magnets only, this product is not sold in pairs.
Sewn-in magnets, located on each side of the calcaneus below the level of the talo-calcaneal joint help limit lateral and medial movement of heel and provide the benefits of magnetic therapy.
Also available without magnets.
The Heel Hugger is made of a supportive Neoprene sleeve that fits comfortably like a stocking and provides compression therapy to control edema. This Neoprene sleeve assists the gel pad in absorbing shock. Sleeve can be hand or machine washed and air dries quickly.
Designed to provide the wearer with heel stability and enable rapid transition from post-op show to a normal shoe, while treating inflammation problems of the heel.
The Heel Hugger is ideal for:
Always check with your physician prior to using magnetic products of any kind
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I have many foot issues (bone spurs, plantar fascitis, and arthritis - I was not able to walk for several months - I didn't want to take meds, they upset my stomach - so I decided to give the magnet heel hugger a chance - WOW - I am back to walking - without all that pain - thank you
Gel pads did not get cold enough.