[Skip to content]

Print this page
.

Collars

[ Zoom ]
plastazote collar

 

There are a wide variety of ready made collars that can be provided that range in size and rigidity to suit patients' needs. Individually moulded collars can also be provided.


Purpose
• To support the cervical spine
• Limit movement
• Rest to reduce inflammation / allow muscles to relax


Reason for fitting
• Supplementary to internal fixation or surgery to the cervical spine / neck
• Disease causing spinal instability or pain e.g. Rhematoid Arthritis, Osteoarthtritis, ‘wear and tear' / degeneration, bone cancers
• Soft tissue injuries e.g. whiplash
• Some cervical / neck fracture

[ Zoom ]
soft collar
[ Zoom ]
aspen collar