|1.||Grasp pillow assembly, making sure wider end of wedge is facing forward, release buckle and place curved side of pillow assembly on waistline under affected shoulder.|
|2.||Grasp both ends of waist strap, secure buckle in front and adjust to desired tightness around waist(Note: to trim excess strap material open alligator tip, trim and replace alligator tip).|
|3.||Remove sling from plastic pouch, make sure opening is facing foward/upward,line up with hook and affix to side of pillow assembly.|
|4.||Open sling, place arm in sling and position elbow in the sling as far back as possible, and place thumb through loop inside sling for additional comfort.|
|5.||Grasp sling strap, bring around back and place unaffected arm through opening so strap is comfortably placed at base of neck, around shoulder and under arm.|
|6.||Feed end of sling strap through front sling buckles, secure strap and close top of sling to secure around arm.|
|7.||An optional exercise ball w/removable holder is attached to the shoulder abduction pillow wedge and may be used to encourage circulation.|
|NOTE:||The pillow is designed to keep the arm in approx. 30 deg. of abduction. The position of the pillow at the waist should be positioned for desired internal or external rotation by sliding the pillow forward or back along the waistline. Also, wedge portion of pillow may be removed if external rotation is not desired.|
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