Which conditions are suitable for Lycra Orthotics?
Lycra orthotics are suitable for adults and children with altered muscle tone and body positioning following damage to the brain or spinal cord. Listed below are some of the conditions which may benefit from Lycra orthotics:
- Cerebral Palsy
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Head Injury
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Movement disorders
- Cerebellar ataxia
- Foot drop
- Other neurological conditions
Lycra Orthotics are suitable in this instance for those with major scarring which often occurs after major injury such as burns or postoperative complications. Lycra orthotics are used to help improve the speed of healing and the quality of the scar by reducing swelling.
Your physiotherapist will advise on whether you may benefit from wearing a lycra orthotic following an initial assessment. To find out more or to book an appointment please call 0330 088 7800 to speak to one of neurological physiotherapists. You can also make an appointment online today!