Rolyan Hemi Arm Sling II
How do you Use the Rolyan Hemi Arm Sling II?
Fitting the sling requires assistance from another person to help fit it
to the user. The sling can only be used on the arm that is listed on the
specification i.e. either the left or the right arm.
To start, pull the sling up the arm, it should be positioned above the
elbow and below the shoulder, the elastic pulls the sling tight on the
Next use the ring with the straps on to attach the sling to the body.
Start by pulling the straps through the hook and loop mechanisms on the
sling and tightening them until the straps pull across the body instead
of hanging loose.
Next thread the last loop under the arm opposite to the sling, this
serves to hold the sling in position, thereby restricting the injured
Finally tighten the straps until the support is tight against the arm.
The user should still be able to extend the arm voluntarily, however the
sling should stop involuntary movement resulting from issues such as
subluxation and hemiplegia.
What are the Benefits of Rolyan Hemi Arm Sling II?
The sling is a strong and sturdy arm support which allows full voluntary
arm extension, while restricting arm extension resulting from
subluxation and hemiplegia.
The sling positions the head of the humerus in the glenoid fossa and the
scapula in the external rotation, as well as enhancing the normal gait
It holds the arm in the correct position, which works to reduce swelling
and pain associated with arm injury and maintain correct positioning
during the rehabilitation process.
Voluntary flexibility is an essential aspect of the recovery process as
it allows the user to gradually rehabilitate the arm while protecting it
against overextension which can be caused by day-to-day activity.
The cuff sling is padded in areas where it wraps around the body,
promoting comfort and allowing the user to wear the cuff for long
periods of time.
The sling is particularly useful in rehabilitation when the user as
suffered from a stroke, if the user has hemiplegia, as the sling
designed to hold the arm firmly in place, resisting involuntary movement.
Sizing of the Hemi Arm Sling II The Rolyan Hemi Arm Sling II is
available for both the right and the left side, with a choice of five
sizes for the best possible fit.
To determine the size required, measure the distance from the acromion
to acromion posteriorly across the midpoint of the scapula.
If a medium size is required, measure the circumference of the chest
around the armpits to determine if the narrow or broad option is
To select your size choose it from the drop-box at the top of this page.
|36 - 46cm|
|46 - 61cm (Chest circumference 76 - 89cm)|
|46 - 61cm (Chest circumference 89 - 102cm)|
|61 - 71cm|
|71 - 86cm|