Pressure Points: Latex Mattress and Innerspring

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Mattress – ErgoCheck

Sleep is actually a science,
its quality can be measured…

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Innerspring Mattress – side lying

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Latex Foam Mattress – side lying

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Innerspring Mattress – back lying

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Latex Foam Mattress – back lying

THE ERGOCHECK SYSTEM is made up of 684 pressure monitors distributed across the sleeping surface. Studies indicate that pressure above 32mm of mercury (indicated in blue) restrict capillary blood flow and can cause tissue damage. Latex Foam and Innerspring mattresses are contrasted here.

By analyzing the physical pressure between the body and mattress, you can determine inconsistent pressure points that inhibit blood circulation. The ErgoCheck system is a specially designed measuring pad with 648 individual pressure sensors distributed across the testing surface. As you can see in these ErgoCheck test results, the Latex mattress distributes pressure more evenly than even the most expensive innerspring mattress without latex.

Hospital tests have shown that pressure areas registering above 32 millimeters of mercury (shown in dark blue) shut off capillary blood flow, causing muscle ache, tossing and turning, and other sleep-related discomforts. By alleviating these high pressure areas you can enjoy a deeper, more restful sleep.

Latex Provides Superior Pressure Relief Over Conventional Mattresses.

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XSENSOR® Full Body Pressure Mapping

XSENSOR features 10,000 sensors that measure pressure between a body and a sleep surface. It is an indispensable tool for designing, testing and optimizing sleep surfaces for exceptional comfort and support.

XSENSOR is a registered trademark of XSENSOR Technology Corporation.

In addition, Latex dynamically adjusts to the contours of your body providing gentle orthopedic support. Note the areas of light green indicating insufficient back support on the innerspring mattress without latex. The ErgoCheck results indicate that latex provides more consistent and uniform support of the spine.

FloCare Fluid Mattress to Prevent Bed sores

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Fluid Mattress to Prevent Pressure Sores

Our first patented mattress: US Pattent #5,850,646
No Longer in Production

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Pressure & Shear Relief Without The Hassles

Designed for those who want to provide maximum therapy at a minimum cost, the FloCare Fluid Mattress is perhaps the most comfortable & carefree healthcare mattress ever.

  • The FloCare Fluid Mattress utilizes the natural laws of fluid physics to provide dynamic self adjusting pressure relief where needed, in any position, even sitting up, with no adjustments needed.
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  • Cost effective pressure relief designed to deliver affordable flotation therapy.
  • Pressure ratings well below capillary closure at all major pressure points.
  • Self-adjusting fluid eliminates possibility of improper adjustment or bottoming out, even when head raised
  • The digital temperature control system enables exacting skin temperature control, one of the most important aspects to healthy strong skin. Cool or warm.
  • Low 75 watt power consumption. Maintenance free. Silent operation.
  • Temperature controlled support surface for optimum skin temperature. Ultra Model provides increased targeted pressure relief for chronic wounds. The FloCare Fluid Mattress delivers carefree pressure relief day after day, in any position, without adjustment. Even without power. No more need to worry about loss of power.
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  • Full body length waveless flotation bladder and sacral bladder work in conjunction to deliver cradling fluid support, providing comfort and eliminating shear as head is elevated.
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The FloCare Fluid Mattress makes life a lot simpler for the patient, the family, the care giver and the healthcare institution.

 

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