Ostomy Belts and Stoma Guards: Colostomy, Ileostomy, Urostomy Belts.
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"I am so excited to share the news about the Stomaplex Ostomy Belt with my ostomy patients. I am recommending them to my patients who need, or want, some added security and support. It is so useful for people who work in various types of jobs like construction, in a factory, or as a counter worker, as well as for various activities such as sports, gardening, or cooking, and those with children or pets. Of course, the number one reason for using the Stomaplex Ostomy Belt & Stoma Guard is the ability to safely wear a seat belt. That is the ultimate in security and support."
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The Stomaplex Ostomy Belt
With Stoma Protection from the Stomaplex Ostomy Belt & Stoma Guard, there will be no pressure on your ostomy. This stoma guard improves your confidence and allows you to wear your normal clothing with belts. Great for work in the office, job site, gym or swimming pool.
The Stomaplex Ostomy Belt will protect your ostomy from tight clothes, waistbands, work belts, dress belts, seatbelts, swimsuites etc.
The Stomaplex Ostomy Belt and Stoma Guard prevents leaks that can be caused by physical activity, sweating, or spending time in the water while swimming. Since it applies direct pressure to the appliance, it extends the wear-time of the ostomy wafer and can be used as a parastomal hernia belt.
Ostomy Care: Stop Ostomy Leaks with the Equalizer
Use the Equalizer to apply an equal and even pressure on your ostomy skin barrier to create a better seal. This will help prevent leaks from forming under the ostomy wafer and will protect the skin. Use the Equalizer for about 10-20 seconds when you change your ostomy appliance.
The Stomaplex Ostomy Support Belt
The Stomaplex ostomy belt and guard is designed to hold up under the toughest conditions that would take place when being very active with sports and swimming. These ostomy belts and stoma guards are designed for men, women and children. Choose from hundreds of sizes or call to have a custom made ostomy guard and belt made to fit your specific needs. These ostomy belts protect the stoma from clothing, seatbelts, and inadvertant contact while allowing your stoma's output to flow freely into the ostomy bag. The pressure from the stoma guard on the ostomy appliance helps secure the skin barrier and prevents ostomy leaks. With the Freedom-Guard ostomy belt on you'll be confident swimming and active throughout your day.
Individuals with a colostomy need an ostomy belt to protect the stoma for contact. Since the output from a colostomy is more formed than the output from an ileostomy it is recommeded that the depth of the stoma guard (Stoma Clearance) is slightly greater to prevent ostomy output pancaking.
Individuals with an ileostomy need a stoma guard and ostomy belt to secure and support the ostomy skin barrier and ostomy bag during activities. The ileostomy output will break down the ostomy skin barrier adhesive so the added pressure from the Stomaplex stoma guard will help prevent leaks around the site of the stoma.
Individuals with a urostomy are the easiest to fit with a a stoma guard and ostomy belt. The urine will flow freely withour restriction so a low stoma clearance is ideal. The stoma of a urostomy needs to be protected and the ostomy appliance needs to be secured with the aid of a Stomaplex Ostomy Belt and Stoma Guard.
Ostomy Belts: General Information
There are many type of ostomy belts to choose from. Most of the belt on the ostomy market are also considered to be belly bands. These belts with compressive force on the abdomin help prevent hernias from forming around the site of the stoma. However this tension also restricts the flow of output from the stoma into the ostomy pouch. This restriction can create an ostomy leak from pancaking around the stoma.
Stoma Guards: General Information
As with ostomy belts, stoma guards are available in a variety of shapes and sizes from different manufactures. One of the major differences is the method the stoma guard is secured or held in place. Some stoma guards are taped on to the ostomy bag others are held in place by an ostomy belt. If the guard is taped on, there is little that will prevent the stoma guard from moving out of position to protect the stoma. The best ostomy belt should be elastic and wide enough not to dig into your side or rid up or slide down. The Stomaplex stoma guard is made with a hard plastic covered with either rubber or leather and held in place with an elastic, micro-fiber belt with about 4 inches of adjustment. This ostomy belt is designed for maximum comfort and support by using a two-strap adjustment system.
Stomaplex Ostomy Belt and Stomaplex Stoma Guard
When you bring the elastic, multi adjustable ostomy belt together with the Stomaplex stoma guard you get the most customizable ostomy belt and stoma guard combination on the market. With all of the sizing options for the stoma guard, the stoma guard will feel like it was custom made just for your stoma and your body. For example, if you are tall, choose the stoma guard size Tall or Extra-Tall. Also if you have a relatively small waist choose the narrow or small-regular for the best fit. See the size chart for more information about sizing for the Stomaplex ostomy belt and Stomaplex stoma guards.
Veterans need an Ostomy Belt with Stoma Guard
Veterans who have an ostomy and who qualify through their VAMC may receive a Stomaplex Ostomy Belt and Stomaplex Stoma Guard. Veterans should contact their ostomy nurse for a size recomendation or call Stomaplex for stoma guard sizing.
General Information:Stomaplex Ostomy Belt
Each Stomaplex stoma guard comes with an elastic ostomy belt, which attaches with Velcro and allows for manual adjustment of the belt tension.
The Stomaplex stoma guards protect the stoma from external contact caused by things like clothes and seatbelts.
They also allow patients to live a more active lifestyle without needing to be concerned about damaging the stoma through impacts that occur during daily activities and sports.
They prevents leaks that can be caused by physical activity, sweating, or spending time in the water.
Since the Stomaplex stoma guards apply direct pressure to the appliance, they extend the wear-time of the wafer and can be used as a parastomal hernia belt.
The protective shield of the stoma guard on this ostomy belt is held away from the stoma by a shape that is unique only to Stomaplex along with a pad.
This stoma guard is secured in place by a detachable elastic ostomy belt.
These ostomy belts protect the stoma from inadvertent contact.
The pad of the stoma guard applies pressure on the ostomy appliance assisting in its securement through the ostomy belt, thus reducing the risk of leaks from under the wafer.
The Stomaplex stoma guard and ostomy belt also provide parastomal hernia prevention.
HCPS CODE A4396: Ostomy Belt with Parastomal Hernia Support
All of these ostomy belts and stoma guards allow you to go about all your daily activities with total confidence.
Keep an Active Lifesytle with an Ostomy
Are you interested in resuming a more active lifestyle but concerned about the need to protect your stoma and appliance? The Stomaplex Freedom-Guard Stoma Guard and Ostomy Belt makes an ideal ostomy sports guard because it is strong enough to keep your stoma protected from impact, but it is light-weight and flexible enough that you'll forget you have it on. It is also easily washable after a hard work-out, and the neoprene pad allows it to dry within minutes.
The ostomy belt is performance-grade material, which allows you to customize the pressure with its two straps for the most comfortable fit.
Wear the ostomy belt & under your clothing for a discrete appearance and feel totally protected.