The Buttox and Heels
The most common areas of pressure sores
are on the buttox , however, they can occur on the heels.
The pressure sores or (decubitus ulcers) occur where pressure points occur most commonly and this is usually around the buttox, sacrum and gluteal cleft in patients who do a lot of sitting. In those who lay on their backs and are not turned freqently, they can be seen in the heels or the shoulders.