At Manchester Orthotics we are able to provide a wide range of bespoke lycra garments which can be worn to support a wide range of conditions. Lycra garments work to provide increased proprioception, movement control, limb or core stability and can in turn help to improve function.
We have a range of garments available including:
- Arm gauntlets
- Shoulder supports
- Pregnancy shorts
- Spinal wraps
All of our lycra garments are custom made and are suitable for both adults and children.
Lycra garments are suitable for many patients most commonly they are used in the treatment of:
- Cerebral palsy
- Multiple sclerosis
- Developmental disorders
- Neuromuscular disorders
However they have also been successfully used to address
- Abnormal tone
- Altered sensory perception
- Poor posture
The close fitting nature of a lycra garment means they can be very subtle to wear, they are easy to conceal under clothing or if you would prefer to show them off we can make them in bright vibrant colours! Our experienced orthotists will work with you to create your perfect lycra garments whatever your style and preferences.