Effective use of compression within weeks of the initial burn will also eliminate the likelihood of post-burn surgeries such as contracture release and possibly reduce the need for additional skin grafting.
Options for Burn Garments:
- Web Spacers
- Flex Seams
- Silicone Bands
- Ensil® Silicone Insert
Burn garments vs. vascular garments:
Unlike a vascular garment, burn garments are manufactured with a soft fabric that provides uniform (even) pressure. The fabric of a burn garment also aids in the prevention of skin breakdown. A vascular garment provides precise gradient pressure to increase blood flow and decrease swelling.