High Arm Sling
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High Arm Sling

  (22 Reviews)
  • Adjustable sling that can be used as a arm sling or shoulder immobiliser
  • Treat trauma and injuries to the hand, wrist, elbow, arm, shoulder and collarbone
  • Velcro strap keeps arm, shoulder and wrist immobilised against the body
  • Strap on the shoulder allows you to position the arm to your needs


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High Arm Sling

Utilising an adjustable shoulder strap for elevation and a waist strap for immobilsation, the High Arm Sling ensures recovery in injuries related to the collarbone, shoulder, arm, elbow, wrist and hand. Suitable for use as either an arm sling or shoulder immobiliser the High Arm Sling will prevent your arm from swinging, while its comfy and adjustable nylon and foam design makes it ideal for most users, including the elderly and young children.

What Can the High Arm Sling Treat?

The High Arm Sling can be used to treat a wide range of hand, wrist, arm and shoulder related problems. As the High Arm Sling is adjustable, it can be adjusted specifically to the user's needs, converting between a hand and arm immobiliser to shoulder immobiliser when required. The immobilising design makes it ideal for recovery, making it suitable for the recovery from a wide range of injuries and problems including:

  • Surgery to the arm, shoulder or wrist
  • Trauma to the arm, shoulder or wrist
  • Breaks to the arm, shoulder or wrist
  • Fractures to the arm, shoulder or wrist
  • Post operation recovery to the arm, shoulder or wrist
  • Sprains to the arm, shoulder or wrist
  • Cerebro Vascular Accidents (CVA)
  • Paralysis
  • Broken collarbone

Who is the High Arm Sling For?

As the High Arm Sling can be adjusted, it is extremely versatile and can be used easily by a wide range of different people. It can be used by sportspeople after injury, young children recovering from breaks, and the elderly who may be suffering from stiffness in their shoulder or elbows. Its adjustable design is easy to use, and well suited to anyone recovering from arm related problems.

Why Should I Trust the High Arm Sling?

The High Arm Sling is designed using durable materials that are specifically made to ensure that your arm is held in a secure and firm position. It's extremely comfortable too and as a result has become a sling best seller, with users reviewing that the High Arm Sling has aided in recovery. One reviewer even argues that the sling is "more comfortable than the NHS issue."

How Do You Use the High Arm Sling?

The High Arm Sling can be adjusted depending on the size of the user or the injury. Adjusting the sling is easy and you can do it yourself from home. If you would like to read instructions on how to use the sling, please see the below instructions.

Instructions on How to Use the Sling
Instructions on how to use the High Arm Sling

How Do You Adjust the High Arm Sling?

Adjusting the High Arm Sling is incredibly easy, and works by adjusting the height when you feed the strap through the D-ring attachment found on the top of the sling. The Velcro promises a secure fit, and ensures that the sling will not loosen during use.

Can I Put the High Arm Sling on Myself?

The High Arm Sling is designed to be extremely easy to use because of its touch-and-close clasp, and injury permitting you should have no problem fitting the sling yourself. If you do run into problems don't hesitate to contact our Customer Care Team, where one of our experts will be delighted to help.

Should I Wear the Sling as an Arm Sling or Shoulder Immobiliser?

If you are unsure of whether the sling should be worn as an arm sling or shoulder immobiliser, then we would recommend asking your GP or a health professional. A common rule of thumb is that injuries around the shoulder, upper arm and collarbone are best treated with a shoulder immobiliser, while injuries on the lower arm, wrist and hand are better suited with an ordinary arm sling.

Will My Arm Move While Wearing the High Arm Sling?

It is designed to prevent your arm, hand and shoulder from moving during use. While the shoulder strap helps you to raise the sling into a position of your choosing, a waist strap offers additional security and prevents the movement of the arm. You can also tighten the sling to ensure that no movement is possible while retaining comfort.

High Arm Sling
You can adjust the High Arm Sling to a level suitable for you

How Does the High Arm Sling Aid in Recovery?

The High Arm Sling aids in recovery because it prevents movement of key areas while holding your hand in a raised position. By providing stabilisation and preventing movement, you can help the injured area start to heal. The waist strap that is supplied with the sling prevents further movement too, helping to lower the risk of aggravating the injury further.

How Comfortable is the High Arm Sling?

The lining of the sling contains foam and nylon, meaning that is breathable to wear during use. This helps to ensure that the sling is more hygienic, while also preventing your hand and arm from overheating and becoming uncomfortable. As a result the sling is comfortable to use and won't result in discomfort during extended use.

Which Arm is the High Arm Sling For?

The universal design of the High Arm Sling means that it can be used for both arms, making your purchase highly convenient and worth keeping after the user has recovered. The versatility does not stop there, with the adjustable positioning of the sling making it suitable for treating a variety of conditions stretching from your fingers to your collarbone.

How Do I Care For the High Arm Sling?

Caring for your sling can ensure longevity and improve hygiene. You can ensure this by following these four bullet points.

  • Wash periodically by hand with a damp cloth and mild soap (temperature no more than 40°C)
  • Use a towel to absorb most of the dampness and then allow to dry at room temperature
  • Do not hand up, or iron and do not expose to direct heat sources such as stoves, heaters, radiators and direct sunlight
  • Do not expose to alcohol, ointments or solvents

For further information, please see the PDF link below:

Application instructions for the High Arm Sling

What is the High Arm Sling Made From?

The High Arm Sling is designed using a breathable foam and nylon laminate construction that is both comfortable and breathable to use. The entire sling is latex free, meaning that it is suitable for those with sensitive skin.

What Else is Available?

The High Arm Sling has been proven to help treat a wide range of injuries, breaks, strains and problems related to the hands, wrists, arms, elbows and shoulders. If you don't believe us, take a look at our extremely positive reviews that mostly argue that the sling has worked wonders in injury recovery. However, if you want to have a look further or want to try a different type of sling, take a look at our Types of Arm Slings blog, showing different types of arm slings available and explains if they are suitable for you.

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Delivery - Free UK Mainland Delivery

Delivery is free of charge on all items at Health and Care when delivered to a mainland UK address.

This item is usually dispatched by Royal Mail 1st Class Post or better.

This item is usually dispatched the same day when ordered before 2.00pm, Monday to Friday.

The delivery expectation of 1st Class Royal Mail is 1 to 3 working days, but most packages arrive the next day. 

Please call our Health and Care Customer Care Team on 020 7720 2266 if you have any questions about the delivery of this item.

Customer Reviews
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Good product, good service
Thursday, 11 April 2019  | 

This sling gave me just the support and protection I needed. Arrived quickly, very efficient

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A good purchase
Monday, 25 February 2019  | 

I recently had surgery and this has been very useful in recovery, I think it may last longer if the arm had Velcro as well rather than just attaching the velcro tabs to the material, as it causes this to fluff up, but this may not be the case.

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Works OK
Saturday, 9 February 2019  | 

This works and is well made.
The hole in the rubber diaphragm is way too small, much smaller than it needs to be to ensure a good fit around the arm. I had to make the hole bigger to allow my wife to get it over her cast.

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Monday, 19 November 2018  | 

This was perfect for my son who had had an operation on his hand. It was so easy to put on and kept his hand high and secure and was comfortable to wear. Delivery next day as promised. Worth the money!

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Excellent product and fast delivery
Tuesday, 16 October 2018  | 

I needed a padded sling following surgery. The hospital one is huge! This is nicely padded for protection and comfortable to wear. Only issue is the Velcro is SO strong, it got caught on my bandage and tore it! Nice subtle blue colour, better than my hospital one which is BRIGHT purple!

Relatively expensive but this is excellent quality and 24 hour delivery. Highly recommended.

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