Pressure relieving mattresses are designed for the treatment of pressure sores and other pressure related ailments. Freedom Mobility Equipment provide a range of different pressure relief systems from complete pressure relieving systems to pressure relieving mattresses replacements.
A pressure sore is an area of skin that becomes damaged over time when the blood supply to a particular part of the body is reduced or cut off. If you notice any red patches anywhere on the skin that do not disappear after a few hours these may well be pressure sores. and can be treated with the use of a pressure relieving mattress or overlay.
If you notice a pressure sore at a very early stage, the district nurse may simply suggest that you remove the cause of the pressure and help the patient move about. To prevent the formation of pressure sores it is advised to protect the body by using systems such as pressure relieving mattresses or overlays.
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