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Lycra Orthoses


Lycra orthoses come a variety of different forms including suits, vests, leggings, gloves and socks. Each device is made to measure to ensure a close fit which helps to improve stability, function, movement control and proprioception.

What are the indications for use of a lycra orthoses?

There are many indications for using a lycra orthoses. These include:


If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a lycra orthoses please contact us to discuss.

What conditions are lycra orthoses often used for?

Lycra orthoses are used for a variety of conditions including:


This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a lycra orthoses please contact us to discuss.

What are the benefits of lycra orthoses?

There are many benefits that come from using lycra orthoses. These include:


There are many benefits using a lycra orthoses to find out more please contact us to discuss.

What is the process to be receive a lycra orthoses?

The process to receive a lycra orthoses would be:


To help assess whether you would be suitable for a lycra orthoses you will have a discussion with your orthotist about your requirements. The assessment will also include measuring your range of movement, muscle strength and tone as well as other areas specific to your needs. If it is decided that a lycra orthoses is suitable the orthotist will take a number of different measurements. Using the information gathered your garment will then be made to measure to provide a perfect fit.


Lycra Arm Gauntlets

Lycra arm gauntlets are designed to support the arm, wrist and hand, they are made to measure and can be adapted specifically to support your needs. The garments can have additional reinforcement panels added to resist, assist or correct movements made by the arm, wrist or hand.

What are the indications for use of lycra arm gauntlets?

There are many indications for using lycra arm gauntlets. These include:

  • Abnormal tone
  • Altered proprioception
  • If you are unsure if you would be suitable for lycra arm gauntlets please contact us to discuss.

    What conditions are lycra arm gauntlets often used for?

    Lycra arm gauntlets are often used for the following conditions::


    This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for lycra arm gauntlets please contact us to discuss.

    What are the benefits of lycra arm gauntlets?

    There are many benefits that come from using lycra arm gauntlets. These include:


    There are many benefits using an lycra arm gauntlets to find out more please contact us to discuss.

    What types of lycra arm gauntlets are available?

    DMO Gauntlet

    The DMO Gauntlet is designed to aid upper limb (including the hand) function. It aids the arm by supporting it in a more functional position ensuring the thumb is supported and the wrist remains in the correct alignment.

    What is the process to be recieve lycra arm gauntlets?

    The process to receive lycra arm gauntlets would be:


    Lycra gauntlets are a made to measure item so your orthotist will undertake an assessment to establish the specific design of your gauntlets dependant on your needs. They will also need to take a series of measurements to ensure your gauntlets are of a perfect fit. You will also be able to discuss the personalisation of your gauntlets to suit your style.


    Lycra Gloves

    Lycra gloves are an orthotic device which is designed to assist and improve conditions which result in tremors, high or low muscle tone or altered alignment of the hand and wrist. They are available in a range of styles from a full arm and hand to an open palmed glove. This enables your orthotist to select the best device for your needs. Lycra gloves can be worn as a pair or as a single handed garment depending on your requirements.

    What are the indications for use of a lycra glove?

    There are many indications for using a lycra glove. These include:


    If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a lycra glove please contact us to discuss.

    What conditions are lycra gloves often used for?

    Lycra gloves are often used for the following conditions:


    This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a lycra glove please contact us to discuss.

    What are the benefits of lycra gloves?

    There are many benefits that come from using a lycra glove. These include:


    There are many benefits using a lycra glove to find out more please contact us to discuss.

    What types of lycra gloves are available?

    Types of lycra gloves that may be used include:

  • DMO Open Palm Glove
  • DMO Glove
  • DMO Open Palm Glove

    The DMO Open Palm Glove provides support for high muscle tone, hypermobility and wrist flexion conditions. Due to the open palm this device offers increased sensory input and proprioception.

    DMO Glove

    The DMO Glove can influence the wrist, hand and fingers. The DMO Glove is a designed to aid those with a tremor or high/low muscle tone in their arm and hand. The device can be constructed with carefully placed reinforced Lyrca which guides the arm into a more functional position.

    What is the process to be receive a lycra glove?

    The process to receive a lycra glove would be:


    Lycra gloves need to be close fitting in order to provide the most benefits to the user therefore your orthotist will need to take a number of different measurements of your fingers, hand, wrist and arm. These measurements will then be used to select the appropriate device for your needs.


    Lycra Leggings

    Lycra leggings are made to measure garments which aim to improve function and stability of the lower limbs and trunk. Reinforcement panels can assist the user further by providing targeted support to a specific area. Lycra leggings can also be made to any desired length depending on your needs.

    What are the indications for use of lycra leggings?

    There are many indications for using lycra leggings. These include:


    If you are unsure if you would be suitable for lycra leggings please contact us to discuss.

    What conditions are lycra leggings often used for?

    Lycra leggings are often used the following conditions


    This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for lycra leggings please contact us to discuss.

    What are the benefits of lycra leggings?

    There are many benefits that come from using lycra leggings. These include:


    There are many benefits using lycra leggings to find out more please contact us to discuss.

    What types of lycra leggings are available?

    Types of lycra leggings that may be used include:

  • DMO Leggings
  • Jobskin SDO Pants
  • DMO Leggings

    DMO leggings are made using elastomeric fabric which using compression forces, enhances proprioception and influences muscle tone. The leggings work to realign the legs using reinforced Lycra and help to correct posture.

    Jobskin SDO Pants

    The Jobskin SDO Pants have been designed to provide sensory and proprioceptive feedback for the lower limbs as well as to help with the musculoskeletal management of the hips and legs.

    What is the process to be receive lycra leggings?

    The process to receive lycra leggings would be:


    To ensure your lycra leggings provide you with the best support possible your orthotist will need to take a series of specific measurements. These will be used to create your bespoke garment, your orthotist will also discuss with you the need for additional reinforcement panels or adaptations to the leggings. All of our lycra garments can be personalised to your own style using different colours and patterns within the materials.


    Lycra Shorts & Pregnancy Shorts

    Lycra shorts aim to improve pelvic stability, lower limb functionality and posture by activating core muscles and realigning the legs. Lycra pregnancy shorts specifically target the pelvic instability and associated pain caused by the hormone Relaxin.

    What are the indications for use of lycra shorts?

    There are many indications for using lycra shorts. These include:


    If you are unsure if you would be suitable for lycra shorts please contact us to discuss.

    What conditions are lycra shorts often used for?

    Lycra shorts can be used for the following conditions:


    This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for lycra shorts please contact us to discuss.

    Lycra pregnancy shorts are suitable for those within the 2nd and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy.

    What are the benefits of lycra shorts?

    There are many benefits that come from using Lycra shorts. These include:


    There are many benefits using lycra shorts to find out more please contact us to discuss.

    What types of lycra shorts are available?

    Types of lycra shorts that may be used include:

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