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Sold by BES in UK and Ireland only. Please do not order if outside of these territories.


The GlideWear® Shear Protection Underwear protects from friction that can occur between sensitive skin and the seating surface. The silk-like, low friction, gliding material provides comfort and lasting protection to the skin at risk of damage.


The GlideWear® Shear Protection Underwear reduces friction in bony areas and prevents skin breakdown. The underwear is made from a breathable fabric that prevents moisture build-up, and does not contain latex which can cause allergies.


  • Available in sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL
  • Lasting protection from painful pressure ulcers (aka bedsores) caused by prolonged sitting in wheelchairs, or being bed-bound
  • Breathable fabric prevents moisture and heat buildup against the skin
  • Patented technology reduces friction and protects skin from incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD)
  • GlideWear material: 85% nylon, 15% spandex, with a polyester thread


For Terms and Conditions, Returns Policy and our Cancellation Policy, click here.


Prices include VAT.


Please Note: If you are registered VAT exempt, please fill in our VAT EXEMPTION FORM plus the ORDER FORM and send them to to complete your purchase or call us on 0117 966 6761.

Friction Reducing Underwear

  • Note: International Buyers (Outside UK)

    If you are an overseas customer, wishing to make a purchase on the online shop, please contact us on +44 (0) 1179 666 761 or

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