Body Pads

Here you will find a variety of body pads, elbow protectors and back warmer devices. Available for knees, hips, ankles and many other parts of the body, these aids provide comfortable and secure protection against bruising. Many of the comfort aids in this department can also help in lessening the recovery time after an injury through heat therapy. Many of these aids are discreet and breathable, allowing them to be worn both while relaxing at home but also when on the go, at work or at school. Available in a range of colours, sizes and patterns, this section is sure to have an item that caters to your individual requirements.

Here you will find a variety of body pads, elbow protectors and back warmer devices. Available for knees, hips, ankles and many other parts of the body, these aids provide comfortable and secure

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  1.  Wool Pile Knee Warmer

    Wool Pile Knee Warmer

    A woolen fleece knee warmer that can be used to reduce pain and aches.
    £12.00
    £10.80 (exc VAT)
    ( £12.96  inc VAT )
    ( £14.40  inc VAT )
  2.  Fleece Elbow Protectors

    Fleece Elbow Protectors

    A simple pair of elbow protectors that can be strapped in place to prevent damage and sores from developing.
    £25.83
    £23.25 (exc VAT)
    ( £27.90  inc VAT )
    ( £31.00  inc VAT )
  3. Vat Exempt  Female Hipshield

    Female Hipshield

    A simple and discreet garment that can absorb the impacts of falls and protect the hip.
    £80.55
    £72.50 (exc VAT)
    ( £87.00  inc VAT )
  4. Vat Exempt  Male Hipshield

    Male Hipshield

    A discreet and comfortable hip protecting pad and pants, helping minimise the risk of falls or knocks in elderly or less mobile users.
    £80.55
    £72.50 (exc VAT)
    ( £87.00  inc VAT )
  5. Vat Exempt  Gelbodies Heel and Elbow Protectors

    Gelbodies Heel and Elbow Protectors

    A pair of gel-filled ankle and elbow protectors that can reduce pressure related injuries.
    £60.46
    £54.41 (exc VAT)
    ( £65.29  inc VAT )
  6.  Fleece Seatbelt Pads

    Fleece Seatbelt Pads

    A soft and luxurious fleece pad that can be put onto a seatbelt to stop in from digging into the shoulder.
    £11.70
    £10.53 (exc VAT)
    ( £12.64  inc VAT )
    ( £14.04  inc VAT )
  7.  Wool Pile Back Warmer

    Wool Pile Back Warmer

    A woolen fleece that can be worn around the waist to reduce low back pain.
    £13.50
    £12.15 (exc VAT)
    ( £14.58  inc VAT )
    ( £16.20  inc VAT )
  8.  Polyester Heel Protector

    Polyester Heel Protector

    These heel protectors offer warmth, comfort and protection to sore heels.
    £11.70
    £10.53 (exc VAT)
    ( £12.64  inc VAT )
    ( £14.04  inc VAT )
  9. Vat Exempt  Knee And Hip Alignment Pillow

    Knee And Hip Alignment Pillow

    Allows knees to be aligned with your pelvis, when sleeping on your side.
    £26.70
    £24.03 (exc VAT)
    ( £28.84  inc VAT )
    ( £32.04  inc VAT )
  10. Vat Exempt  Soft Fibre Heel Pads

    Soft Fibre Heel Pads

    A pair of soft and pressure relieving heel pads.
    £45.80
    £41.22 (exc VAT)
    ( £49.46  inc VAT )
    ( £54.96  inc VAT )
  11. Vat Exempt  Wool Pile Palm Protector

    Wool Pile Palm Protector

    A soft and flexible hand wrap which protects the palm from fingernails if fists are clenched.
    £27.82
    £25.04 (exc VAT)
    ( £30.05  inc VAT )
  12. Vat Exempt  Gelbodies Universal Knee Protectors

    Gelbodies Universal Knee Protectors

    Designed to protect the knees from pressure sores in the side lying position.
    £27.99
    £25.19 (exc VAT)
    ( £30.23  inc VAT )
  13. Vat Exempt  Soft Padded Elbow Pads

    Soft Padded Elbow Pads

    A pair of soft and padded elbow protectors that can prevent injuries and sores.
    £36.53 (exc VAT)
    ( £43.84  inc VAT )
    ( £48.71  inc VAT )
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are body pads?

People with certain conditions may be vulnerable to damaging the boney, sensitive areas of the human body.

There are a range of pads designed to fit different parts of the body, protecting the user in the areas most at risk.

Who might use body pads?

Some elderly people develop fragile skin which is easily broken after minor collisions with hard objects.

Other conditions may lead to the boney areas becoming sensitive to pressure.

Are boney-parts protectors available for the elbows and ankles?

The pads here are made for specific parts of the body.

If you want to guard against damage to the point of the elbow or the bony parts of the ankle, specific pads for that purpose are available.

They are also useful for reducing the risk of pressure sores for people spending prolonged periods in bed or in unmoved positions.

What are body pads made of?

Most pads have foam interiors, providing padding properties and also being light in weight.

Other pads have gel-filled pockets, increasing the protection against any pressure build-up which might lead to the development of sores or skin lesions.

Both real wool and synthetic fleece materials are commonly used.

Again, these are light in weight and provide good protection against minor collisions which might otherwise break the skin.

How do body pads and boney parts protectors attach to the body?

Body pads are worn in a variety of ways.

Some styles, particularly the fleecy items, fix with loose fitting velcro straps. Many foot and heel protectors have this design.

This has the benefit of being universal in size. However, it is important to check their measurements to confirm they will fit.

Other body pads, like those with gel inserts, tend to be worn like sock-style knee supports.

They are made from elasticated materials which hug the area of the body tightly enough to stay in place.

Are protectors for the hips available?

Damage to the hips can be a serious problem for some people.

Pads designed specifically to protect the hip bones are built-in to side panels of special underwear.

They fit over the often-vulnerable parts of the hips known as the trochanteric areas.

Are there pads to make car seatbelts more comfortable?

There are specific fleece pads which fit to a car’s safety belt, softening the area which contacts the upper body.

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