Dynamic stretching orthotics are devices which can be used in the treatment of muscle contractures and tightness. The dynamic stretching orthoses apply a prolonged stretch upon the muscles and joint affected through a series of adjustable springs.
Dynamic stretching orthoses are intended to be used by those who have a contracture or muscle tightness. This could be caused by a range of neurological or orthopaedic conditions.
If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a dynamic stretching orthoses please contact us to discuss.
Dynamic stretching orthoses are often used for contractures caused by the following conditions:
This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a dynamic stretching orthoses please contact us to discuss.
There are many benefits that come from using a dynamic stretching orthoses. These include:
There are many benefits using a dynamic stretching orthoses to find out more please contact us to discuss.
There are many dynamic stretching orthoses available. Orthoses are available for most joints including fingers, wrists, elbows, knees and ankles. We are able to provide tailored orthoses for children and adults.
The process to receive a dynamic stretching orthoses would be:
The assessment for a dynamic stretching orthoses will begin with an assessment of the range of motion at the joint affected. Your orthotist will measure the affected joint to ensure correct sizing of the device. Once selected your orthotist will adjust the device to provide the required amount to stretch to the affected limb. As your treatment progresses and the joints allows more range of movement your orthotist will adjust the device appropriately.