FAQ’s

CeraRecovery™ Shoulder Device Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long must I wait after surgery to wear the device?

    The recommended wait time after surgery is 48 hours.

  • Is it beneficial to wear the device prior to surgery?

    The shoulder device will reduce inflammation and increase overall circulation in the tissue which will be beneficial to a person’s overall recovery.

  • How long should I wear the device each day?

    The device can be worn all day without risk of tissue damage.

  • Will the device reduce pain?

    Yes, the device will reduce pain while in use and for a period of time afterwards. Many people report that they can reduce pain medication as a result.

  • Does the device contain any ingredients that could cause an allergic reaction?

    The Gladiator device has passed biocompatibility testing by an independent lab to comply with the FDA. The material does not initiate a response or cause a reaction when introduced to human tissue.

  • How is the Gladiator device cleaned and disinfected?

    For general cleaning for home use the device can be cleaned with antimicrobial detergent. The silicone is non-Reactive and does not react to disinfectant or sterilization chemicals. The silicone rubber does not support bacterial growth, which also supports infection prevention.

  • What should I expect to feel or see when using the device?

    The technology works at a cellular level and sensation and response to therapy will vary by individual. The longer the technology is worn the quicker the results. In some patients the nerves will become more active as healing occurs and may cause some sensitivity. If these instances it is appropriate to move the device adjacent to the treatment area.

CeraRecovery™ Wound Care Frequently Asked Questions

  • What type of wound care dressings do you recommend for use with the device?

    Persons using the device should continue to utilize the wound care dressing that is recommended by their healthcare practitioner. The only restriction is that advanced wound care dressings containing silver will reduce the effectiveness of the device.

  • Do you suggest any difference in dressing changing protocols while using the Gladiator device?

    There are no changes to the manufacturers’ dressing changes protocols.

  • Can the Gladiator device be used on infected wounds?

    The Gladiator device is safe for use on infected wounds.

  • What types of wounds can the Gladiator device treat?

    The device is recommended for the following wound types:

    • Diabetic Foot Ulcers/Blisters
    • Venous Stasis Ulcers
    • Pressure Injuries
    • Surgical Wounds (after a 48 hrs post-op waiting period)
  • Does the device contain any ingredients that could cause an allergic reaction?

    The Gladiator device has passed biocompatibility testing by an independent lab to comply with the FDA. The material does not initiate a response or cause a reaction when introduced to human tissue.

  • How is the Gladiator device cleaned and disinfected?

    For general cleaning use the device can be cleaned with antimicrobial detergent. The silicone is non-Reactive and does not react to disinfectant or sterilization chemicals. The silicone rubber does not support bacterial growth, which also supports infection prevention.

  • What should I expect to feel or see when using the device?

    The technology works at a cellular level. Sensation and response to therapy will vary by individual. The longer the technology is worn the quicker the results. In some patients, the nerves will become more active as healing occurs and may cause some sensitivity. In these instances, it is appropriate to move the device adjacent to the treatment area.

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