This latex free brace is especially useful for hyper-extension of the cervical spine. It also minimizes rotation of the neck. This particular brace is useful in emergency tracheotomies, as it offers quick access to the throat and provides rigid immobilization of the neck . For maximization of patient comfort, this device features a molded shape which can conform to the needs of the user. Foam closed cell material makes up the structure of this lightweight device. For ease of removal and application, the brace features hook and loop closures. Lateral measurement is referred to in the accompanying materials as height.