Rotator Cuff Shoulder Sling Immobilizer

This shoulder immobilizer sling features a waist strap for secure fit, a thumb loop to prevent wrist drop, and a velcro closure at the top of the sling envelope. Indicated for immobilization following rotator cuff repairs, S/P glenohumeral acromioplasty surgery or other shoulder injuries. Manufactured from soft, durable material that is comfortable to wear all day.

Detailed Description

Rotator Cuff Sling

This support for can help with rotator cuff injury treatment and other shoulder injuries requiring immobilization. The rotator cuff brace can also help following some surgical procedures, such as S/P glenohumeral acromioplasty surgery.

The sling along with the strap around the waist immobilizes the arm against the body as part of injured shoulder treatment. This gives the shoulder, arm, etc. a chance to heal. And the thumb loop provides a more comfortable experience as it supports the wrist. BraceAbility offers a wide variety of shoulder braces and slings with a range of price tags and immobilization methods. Check them out.

This particular injured shoulder sling is constructed of soft but durable tricot material. The unique weave of this non-elastic material is what makes it sturdy and resistant to wear but still soft.

The Velcro closure at the top of the sling envelope makes this shoulder abduction sling is easy to apply and to adjust.

Rotator Cuff Injury Treatment

The group of muscles and tendons surrounding the shoulder joint are key not only for motion but also for simply holding the top of the arm bone within the shoulder socket. Injuries to these tissues can cause pain, disrupt sleep, complicate daily activities and weaken the arm.

Conservative modes of treatment are often sufficient for allowing this type of shoulder injury to heal. Resting the arm is an important component of treating a rotator cuff injury, as is applying ice and engaging in physical therapy. Disregarding the rehab component of treatment can lead to a thickening of the connective tissue—a problematic condition known as frozen shoulder.

A severe rotator cuff tear that involves a complete muscle or tendon tear in the shoulder may require surgery. After surgery, one will likely need to immobilize the shoulder via a shoulder sling like this one or other shoulder supports.  See more shoulder braces for post-operative use.

Shoulder Immobilizer Sling and Rotator Cuff Brace

This sling for shoulder injuries has a number of features aimed at user comfort as well as for effective immobilization of the shoulder

  • Waist strap for secure fit
  • Thumb loop rests wrist, prevents wrist drop
  • Velcro closure at top of sling envelope
  • Made of soft, tricot material
  • Durable
  • Immobilizes the shoulder and arm
  • Treats shoulder injuries, including rotator cuff injuries
  • Can be used for care after rotator cuff repairs or S/P glenohumeral acromioplasty surgery
  • Available in four sizes with the following pouch dimensions:
    • X-small: 12” x 5”
    • Small: 15” x 6”
    • Medium 17” x 7”
    • Large: 19” x 8”
    • X-large: 21” x 9”
    • Affordable price
    • Simple black color

Sizing Chart

SizePouch Dimensions
XS12" x 5"
S15" x 6"
M17" x 7"
L19" x 8"
XL21" x 9"
Measurement point: Desired pouch size.

Customer Reviews




Could be wonderful - but is not


This product was wonderful when I first put it on after receiving it. After removing it for physical therapy, and attempting to put it back on I found that it was such a tangled mess I could not do that. My Physical Therapist, a very experienced and qualified man could not figure it out either. Too many velcro connections - which adhere anywhere they please, and no discernible pattern of where the straps should go, make this impossible for me to use. I am extremely upset because the initial wearing was so comfortable and supporting. But if I have to figure out a puzzle every time I use it (and not succeeding), it is just not worth it. I will ask for my money back - or a detailed drawing of how this thing is supposed to be put together.

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