How do you use the MICROFILAMENT?

  1. Remove twist-off cap.
  2. Hold the MICROFILAMENT between your thumb and middle finger. Your index finger should be placed in the finger rest.
  3. Conduct the test on each foot sole in the area shown in this photo but not on callus or scar tissue:
  1. Apply the MICROFILAMENT in a vertical position onto the skin surface and press the delicate filament for 2 to 3 seconds against the skin until it bends.
  2. Repeat the test at least 3 times in various spots of the area. Wait at least 30 seconds after each test.
  3. A partial or total lack of feeling even after several tests is an indication of susceptibility to foot injuries in connection with diabetic polyneuropathy.

If this is the case, consult your physician immediately!