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Walkin’ Hip-EEZ Donut Attachment

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Walkin' Hip-EEZ Donut Attachment

Walkin’ Hip-EEZ – Overview Video

 

The Walkin’ Hip-EEZ Donut attachment is designed to be adding to the Hip-EEZ Hip Support system or Amputee system. Made of medical grade foam and the Hip-EEZ Donut is designed to sit around the hip joint (Coxofemoral joint). Providing cushion to the surrounding tissues while not allowing pressure directly to the joint.

Ideal for:

  • Treatment and/or prevention of pressure sores to the hip region
  • Helps pets that may be down on one side for extending periods of time may
  • Prevents development of sores in area not covered by a lot of muscle or fat.
  • Touch fastener attaches to inside panels of Hip-EEZ System
  • Works with Hip-EEZ Hip Support System & Hip-EEZ Amputee System
  • Designed in the USA by Renee Mills, VT, CCRP (patent pending).

When using on areas containing open wounds, we recommend that a sterile barrier be used between the skin and donut to keep clean. Something like an Idoban drape may work. Please seek the advice of your Veterinarian when planning this out. Each Hip Donut attachment is sold separately to fit the needs of your pet.

*Consult your Veterinarian or Veterinary Rehabilitation Professional before use.

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How to choose the right size

The Hip-EEZ Donut is available in three sizes.  Donut sizes correlate with the Hip-EEZ Full Support or Amputee system you ordered. Please reference our sizing guide below to select the size for your pet.  If you’re having trouble deciding on a size please contact one of our customer service reps for assistance at 1-888-253-0777.

For example, if your pet wears a size Medium Hip-EEZ Full Support system, then you will need a size Medium Hip Donut.

Walkin’ Hip-EEZ Size Hip-EEZ Donut Size Needed
Small Small
Medium Medium
Large Large/X-Large
X-Large Large/X-Large

Assembly & Usage Instructions

  1. Make sure your Hip-EEZ Full Support or Amputee system is placed on your pet.
  2. Gently undo touch fastener at top of leg panel on the side you’re planning on using the Hip-EEZ Donut. With the Velcro facing out, line up the Hip-EEZ Donut directly over the bony part of the hip. Making sure it’s in the center of Hip-EEZ Donut. Hold donut in place with one hand while pulling the leg panel taught and reattaching to rest of Hip-EEZ support system. Then remove hand from donut and gently press on outside of leg panel all around donut to finish securing.
  3. At this point your Hip-EEZ Donut should be in place over the joint and your leg panels secured. If you need to reposition the donut, take your time and get it set correctly. We recommend you check it often if your pet moves around a lot while laying down on that side. The goal is to have your pet lay on the donut which will alleviate pressure directly to the joint.

Removing the Hip-EEZ Donut
Simply detach the Hip-EEZ Donut from leg panel once whole system is removed from pet.

Care and Maintenance

Spot clean Hip-EEZ Donut with damp cloth or sponge. Lay flat to let air dry. Machine washing not recommended and may affect the stability of product. To remove hair from foam and touch fastener, we recommend using a lint roller.

Walkin’ Hip-EEZ – Instructional Video

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How does it work?
The Hip-EEZ Donut provides cushion and alleviates direct pressure over the femoral head.

How long can my pet where it?
Your pet can wear the Hip-EEZ Donut while walking, running, sitting and laying down. However, it is mainly designed to be used while your pet is laying down. This means the Hip-EEZ Full Support or amputee system can be worn overnight when using the Hip-EEZ Donut. Then removed for a couple hours allowing the skin to breathe before replacing on pet.

How do I care for it?
Spot clean Hip-EEZ Donut with damp cloth or sponge. Lay flat to let air dry. Machine washing not recommended and may affect the stability of product. To remove hair from foam and touch fastener, we recommend using a lint roller.

Can my pet go to the bathroom with the Hip-EEZ Donut on?
Yes, your pet can go potty with the Hip-EEZ Donut on. There should be no interference with getting business done.

Professional Use

The Hip-EEZ Donut is specially designed to aid in the treatment and/or prevention of pressure sores. Over the years I know we’ve all struggled with finding a donut solution that will stay in place to help these patients. From firsthand experience, I know how devastating pressure sores can be to an elderly pet. So I designed the Hip Donut to stay in place and be easy to use. I do recommend using an Idoban drape with patients that have open wounds. This will help keep the area sterile and prevent the medical grade foam from rubbing on new developing skin.

As with any new product, continuing to collect data and feedback from professionals is key. Working together as a Veterinary community to create, provide and improve products which aide in healing our patients. I can only hope these products are able to help your patients as well. Please reach out to us and share your thoughts and help us continue to collect more case studies on using the Hip-EEZ Donut with the Hip-EEZ systems. We want your help in making sure our products meet the needs and approval of our fellow pet lovers.

  • Renee Mills, CCRP, Inventor of the Hip-EEZ system, and No-Knuckling Training Socks
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