Patent Number: 6,308,713

Title: Heel protection device

Abstract: A heel protection device for protecting a portion of the heel of a user's foot from developing sores from prolonged contact with bedding during a period of bedrest. The heel protection device includes a cap member for receiving the heel portion of the user's foot, and a securing strap assembly for securing the cap member on the heel portion of the user's foot. The cap member comprises a base portion for positioning adjacent to a sole of the user's foot, a back portion mounted on the base portion at a rearward location of the base portion that extends substantially perpendicular to the base portion, and a pair of laterally spaced side portions mounted on lateral side locations of the base portion and the back portion, with the side portions being oriented substantially perpendicularly to the base portion.

Inventors: Coleman; Graham G. (Bucks HP10 9NF, GB)


International Classification: A61F 13/06 (20060101); A61F 5/01 (20060101); A61F 005/37 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018