Headbands May Provide Pain Relief and Support for Travelers and Individuals with Special NeedsBy Rehab Management: Rehab Today,
Publication Date: February 27, 2012
Article features two headbands for individuals who require head, neck, and shoulder support. (1) The Nodstop Special Needs is designed to support patients in holding their head up and keeping neck and shoulders upright while in a seated or semi-reclined position. The product comprises an elastic band covered with soft fleece and is designed to fit around the back of a chair. A hook and loop component allows users to attach the headband to a cap in order to prevent it from slipping beyond the patient’s forehead. The device is marketed in two sizes; one designed for wheelchairs, and the other to accommodate chairs approximately 21 inches wide and 6 inches deep. (2) The Nodstop Travel provides users with comfortable head support during travel. The product is designed to offer users benefits that include improved breathing and circulation, pain- and strain-reduced travel, relaxed neck and shoulder muscles, and restful sleep. The product is offered in two materials: fleece to provide warmth and wicking polyester to provide coolness.
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