Horizontal Lifting When you need to maintain spinal stability
Whenever you encounter situations requiring spinal stability, Liko® has a number of safe, practical options from which to choose.
Spinal injury patients who need to be lifted horizontally are handled with extra care using specialized Liko® horizontal lifting equipment. Options include stretchers, stretcher levellers, bariatric slings, and a wide variety of accessories.
We also have products for transfer from emergency and ambulance gurneys.
Examples of Product Solutions
OctoStretch got its name from the eight arms which hold the lift sheet or the lift straps. OctoStretch is widely used on surgery wards and intensive care units and is very comfortable for the patient. Read more »
For bariatric patients, Liko® offers the UltraStretch which, together with the UltraTwin overhead lift, can lift up to 880 lbs (400 kg). The lift sheet is easily positioned under the patient by using the HandySheet.
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Structurally, FlexoStretch is very similar to UltraStretch, with the difference that Flexo features one suspension point only. The stretch leveller provides the opportunity to adapt the horizontal position perfectly for each patient. Handling up to 660 lbs (300 kg), it can be used with a lift sheet or with lift straps. Read more »
- LikoStretch 600 IC
For the most severe cases, for instance, burn- or back-injured patients, Liko® recommends a special spatula to insert the lift straps under the patient in order to minimize contact with the patient's skin. This allows the patient to be lifted in an unchanged body position. Read more »
The HandyTube is a manual aid which, thanks to its exceptionally low friction, facilitates transfers in bed or between two beds. It is an economical and simple solution. Read more »
- RepoSheet Original®
The RepoSheet can be fitted onto the bed under the patient and connected directly to a patient lift (preferably an overhead lift, but can also work with certain mobile lifts). The RepoSheet is used for short distance transfers in bed or between two beds. Read more »
NOTE! These are but a few of our products for horizontal lifting: find more here »