Southwest Elasto-Gel Sterile Cast and Splint Pads

Southwest Elasto-Gel Sterile Cast and Splint Pads

  • FSA Approved

Southwest Elasto Gel Sterile Cast and Splint Pads are designed to help prevent pressure sores and skin irritation that can develop under casts, splints, braces, orthotic and prosthetic devices. These pads are produced from a specially formulated hydrogel, which contains a natural skin moisturizer or conditioner. The gel absorbs moisture under casts, splints or other devices, and is most effective under porous casts or coverings.

Item # Desc Pkg Price
CS5500 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) 5/Pack
CS5500 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) 5Pk, 20Pk/Case


  • Southwest Elasto-Gel Sterile Cast and Splint Pads is manufactured using a high glycerin formula
  • Typical applications for Elasto-Gel Cast and Splint Pads are prevention of blisters, prevention of pressure ulcers, foot callus softening, heel cushion
  • Formulated with a limited amount of water, "gives it up" to dry skin protecting it against cracking and consequent development of open wounds
  • For use under pressure garments and to help stabilize splints
  • Resilient properties of the gel protects the skin and underlying tissues from friction and pressure often exerted on bony prominences
  • Due to the self-adhesive nature of the gel, pieces may be layered together for extra padding, support, protection and patient comfort
  • Will not pull hair or damage tender, delicate skin as it is removed

More Information

  • Directions For Use:
    If using under a cast, all traces of soaps, detergents, and disinfectants should be removed from the skin before applying the padding
    - Select a cast/splint pad of appropriate size and remove from the package
    - The pad may be cut to size and/or shape with scissors
    - Leave the clear plastic film on gel while cutting the padding
    - Holes may be cut in the pads to fit over and between fingers, toes, and other protrusions to allow for complete protection of the target area
    - Remove clear plastic film from gel and position the pad and proceed with the application of the cast, splint, or put on the pressure garment
    - Alternatively, the cover roll may be used first, then gel, then apply cast
    - If a splint needs to be stabilized then the white fabric backing may be removed
    - To do so, moisten the fabric (using a damp cotton swab)
    - Slowly the cloth from the gel and apply the gel pad to the patient
    - Then remove the clear plastic film, put the splint in place, and secure it as needed
    - Elasto-Gel Cast and Splint Pads may be layered on top of each other for additional padding
    - DO NOT get the cast and splint padding wet
    - If skin irritation occurs, discontinue cast and splint pad use

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