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Shoulder Brace - UltraSling III


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UltraSling III series offers breathable, mesh fabric and thermoformed padding for greater comfort   Read More

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Product Description


For protocols involving immobilization, such as:

  • Rotator cuff repairs
  • Capsular shifts
  • Postoperative Bankart procedures
  • Glenohumeral dislocations/subluxation
  • Soft tissue strains/repairs

Features & Benefits

  • NEW! Moisture wicking mesh fabric for greater comfort, particularly in longer term use
  • Helps prevent post-operative internal rotation contractures
  • Promotes auxiliary air exchange to reduce risk of secondary infections
  • Easy-open front panel encourages forearm exercises
  • Allows arm to be positioned in a variety of positions dependent on post-operative requirements (either more posterior or anterior)

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Size Chart & Fit Help



Sizes Available: S, M L , XL

(Measure elbow crease to base of index finger, fits right or left arm)

S Up to 11" (28 cm)
M 11"-13" (28-33 cm)
L 13"-15" (33-38 cm)
XL Above 15" (Above 38 cm)
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  • Mel at 7/29/2016 2:00 PM
    • The straps to the "ULTRASLG 11/111 DE-ROT STRAP my fiance just got (he had surgery yesterday on his rotator) The straps are not fitting him right and I think they just threw the thing on him. We also have 2 extra straps. I just want him comfortable. Is there any way i could get emailed instructions or photos so i can see how it is hooked up? The paper work that comes with the strap has instructions but they don't really unstruct..
      Thank you for your time.
    • For any instruction manuals, including the DonJOy Shoulder Brace UltraSling III, please contact our product specialist line at 888-405-6019.
  • lilliam marchante at 7/5/2016 8:23 AM
    • my strap came off and i don't know how to put it bach(shoulder strap) do you have any instruction
    • Unfortunately we do have the instructions handy on the site. You would have to contact our Product Specialist line directly at 888.405.3251 for assistance.
  • Kim at 7/3/2016 3:58 PM
    • My son has to use the sling for 30 days. How do you recommend keeping it clean and "fresh". With the summer weather and humidity, he is already complaining of the smell. Thank you!
    • It is best to hand wash the Ultrasling III in lukewarm water, with a mild detergent and lay flat to air dry.
  • Jay at 1/31/2016 9:41 PM
    • I have ultrasling III.. The package I received from team McKenna had a small plastic bag of some kind of strap. After surgery they put the sling on using pillow. I came home and did not see the strap.. Is that an alternative to pillow. What do you call it and can you get one. Thanks
    • There is an extra strap that comes with the Ultrasling III and it is called the de-rotation strap. It is rarely used by clinicians unless the surgeon wants to restrict rotation of the shoulder.
  • Tammy at 11/17/2015 7:41 AM
    • I broke out in itchy rash on arm from sling. Is this normal, what is main material in fabric.
    • Tammy
      The sling is made of Nylon, spandex and Lycra material. The rash could me from a variety of things, I suggest you speak to your physician regarding this matter
  • Kellie at 8/24/2015 4:19 PM
    • Does the UltraSling III come with a derogation strap? Or, does that need to be ordered separately? Thanks!
    • Kellie
      The Ultrasling III comes with a de-rotation strap
  • Lisa Raff at 5/25/2015 5:28 PM
    • I have an Ultrasling 111 for a rotator cuff surgery. I lost the Velcro strap that goes around the thumb for extra support. Can I order another one?
    • Lisa
      YOu can call DJO Customer Care at 800-336-6569 and order the thumb strap.
  • Eli at 3/12/2015 5:17 AM
    • Do you absolutely have to have the pillow while you sleep or sit or lay on the couch. I did not get instructions but I did not Notice it till I got home. It makes it very uncomfortable for me anyway do you have recommendations or instructions please help sleepless night.
    • Eli
      The only person that can tell you that you can take off the pillow os your physician. Please call their office for instructions on when you can get rid of the pillow. From my experience, most folks sleep in a recliner or with a lot of pillows propping them up.
  • Marie at 2/23/2015 6:46 AM
    • Are the pillows different thicknesses in each of the sizes?
    • Marie
      The pillows are all the same size for 15 degrees of abduction
  • Roger at 2/1/2015 9:26 AM
    • Can the upper neck strap be purchased separately? Have been wearing since surgery and the strap has "bunched" and cushion sleeve is flattening.
    • Roger
      Shoulder strap replacements can be purchased through DJo direct (800) 336-6569
  • Sandy at 1/19/2015 6:09 PM
    • How do you make the sling work without the pillow? Is there a way to make it attach around the waist like it does with the pillow on it. It seems like there is too much movement without pillow, but Dr said I could take the pillow out. It is the ultrasound 111
    • The waist strap is only attached to the pillow, and once the pillow is removed the waist strap cannot be used.
  • Regina England at 12/3/2014 10:58 PM
    • I can't find the pillow that went with my ultrasling 111. Can I purchase another one
    • Regina
      You can purchase just the pillow with the waist strap from DJO Direct 800-336-6569
  • Julie DeGroot at 11/20/2014 5:31 AM
    • What is the ball for on the end, is it for hand position or do you use it to squeeze.
    • Julie
      The ball is for sqeezing
  • Kriss at 4/26/2014 6:57 PM
    • I have the ultrasonic lll, I received it after having surgery last year. It needed to be washed so I hand washed it. Well, it hasn't fit right since. I never received instructions. Could you please email those to me? Maybe I didn't put it back together properly. Thank you.
    • I have sent the instructions in another e-mail
  • Brian at 1/19/2014 11:45 AM
    • Is this ultrasling III able to be put on either arm?
    • Yes,

      The Ultrasling is universal. Although the Ultra-sling ER is made either right or left arm.

      Thanks for contacting Donjoy.
  • Tom at 12/21/2013 8:32 AM
    • My wife has just fractured her elbow. Previously when I have had issues with my arm, I had to take the sling off. With the UltraSling III, should she take it off for bed? Thanks in advance.
    • Thank you for your question. Generally with the UltraSling it is suggested you sleep with the sling on. However, you may want to check with your doctor to verify what he/she would like your wife to do.
  • rob at 10/17/2013 6:32 PM
    • Will you please email a copy of correct positioning instructions for the Ultrasling III. I had surgery on Tuesday and the instructions were not given back to me from the surgical center.
      Thank you in advance.
    • Rob,
      An email has been sent to you with instructions for the UltraSling III. Please let us know if you have any more questions.
  • colleen at 2/1/2012 6:59 PM
    • do you have diagrams of how to wear the ultrasling and the correct postioning of the sling when i got it after surgery there were no directions
    • The UltraSling III comes with instructions did you not recieve them? If not, please call Product Support at 888-405-3251 to send you a copy.
  • Mike at 9/9/2011 11:42 AM
    • What is the weight of the Ultrasling III?
    • The Donjoy Ultrasling III is no more than 1lb. depending on the size the weight varies but it's a relatively light weight product.
  • Bob at 7/16/2011 4:01 PM
    • How do I wash the ultrasling III?
    • You may hand wash, and air dry the ultrasling III.
  • ed bergen at 7/11/2011 10:39 AM
    • does the ultrasling 111 come in white
    • No, only black.
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This is a product design to assist in the healing process after surgery. I received a defected brace...

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The strap that is positioned between the thumb and four finger, the seem has come loose.. The attached Velcro has fallen off.
Hi Earl, sorry to hear about this. Please contact customer support to check on the warranty status of the product. Thank you. -Customer Service
Posted on October 21, 2016
Would you recommend this product?Not sure

Great Comfort & Support

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Unfortunately, I've had to wear a sling on several different occasions, but never had one as comfortable as the Ultrasling III. When I was first placed in the sling I worried that the pillow would be too bulky but it turns out that is my favorite feature of the sling with the ball and hand strap being my second favorite feature. It is just so supportive and comfortable. In the last three weeks I've only taken the sling off long enough to shower and dress/undress and then I'm actually glad to get it back on because it feels so much better with it on.
Posted on August 18, 2016
Would you recommend this product?Definitely yes

Fantastic product

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GREAT product!! I had the previous version, quite some time ago, that was excellent for its time. This version, 3, is vastly superior to the 2.
Posted on August 11, 2016
Would you recommend this product?Definitely yes

Superior to other slings available for post op use

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Due to full thickness tears, my supraspinatus & infraspinatus were reattached using anchors & I also had a subacromial decompression. I was fitted with an Ultrasling iii AB 2 weeks post op, after I started having issues with the sling I awakened with post op (the velcro did not stay fastened securely). I have found the Ultrasling iii to be much more stable & comfortable, extremely well ventilated, & extremely adjustable as far as fit. I personally prefer slings that are long enough to support my hand & fingers, so requested a larger size than what I would normally be fitted with (I would normally wear a medium, & I requested an extra large in order to have the additional length in the sling to support my hand/fingers). I am very happy with the fit, padding, ventilation & adjustability of this sling & am extremely pleased my Orthopedic surgeon replaced my original sling with the Ultrasling. Rotator cuff surgery involves a lengthy healing & rehabilitation, so I am glad the Ultrasling iii is available, as it is well made & appears to be very capable of holding up to the long term use I require.
Posted on January 16, 2015

Great sling!

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I've used many slings through the years after dislocations. When I finally had the labrum surgery, I was given a Donjoy Ultrasling III - awesome stability & comfort.
Posted on November 12, 2014

High quality and durable product

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This shoulder sling is of much higher quality than a simpler one i had for a previous rotator cuff surgery. It is somewhat bulky due primarily to the waist pillow provided but that feature is a very positive one for the overall fit and use of the sling.I havent yet tried to sleep lying down with it and am not sure how well that will work. The extensive use of velcro to attach various pieces makes it easy to put together .
Posted on September 27, 2014


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Very good support and protection. Very much more comfortable and better support than a standard sling. Fairly easy to put on by yourself.
Posted on September 24, 2013

excellent post surgery support

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Much better support and protection from outside bumps than simple sling after rotator cuff repair. Allows comfort that reduces excessive arm movement.
Posted on November 5, 2012

extremely pleased with my purchase.

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I had a subacromial decompression arthroscopic shoulder surgery and I
had chosen this product as my sling of choice and I was extremely
pleased with my purchase. The black fabric was cool in the summer heat.
I was only required by my doctor to have a simple sling, but I was glad
to have this more upscale style with the waist pillow. It was very
comfortable to sleep in and the waist pillow helps to support the
arm/shoulder and gave my neck less stress. Thank you Better Braces for
your customer service support in choosing such a fine product. ---KIM
Posted on August 16, 2011

Excellent stability; very comfortable

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This sling is much more comfortable and stable than a standard sling. I had rotator cuff surgery and this sling is comfortable even when I'm sleeping.
Posted on November 14, 2010

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