Cervical collar

Objective
Support of the cervical vertebrae or compression therapy for neck burns.
Indications
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Cervical subluxation
  • Whiplash
  • Burns
Fabrication steps
Starting Position
Recommended products
Thicknesses mm (inches)
2,5 mm (3/32")
3,2 mm (1/8")
Perforations mm (inches)
Non Perforated
Mini Perforated
Macro Perforated
Micro Perforated
Micro Plus Perforated
1.

Place the pattern under the chin and ask the patient to hold it with the index finger.

2.

Stretch the pattern sufficiently so that the two edges can be firmly stuck together.

3.

Place the patient’s head as desired and smooth the material, particularly around the support areas (chin and sternum).

4.

Finishing: Carefully finish off the edges, and apply Orfilastic edging tape.

5.

Fixation: Stick the two-sided loop of a D-ring closure system by heating the splint material, and use a self-adhesive hook and loop tape on the opposite side.