Night splints

Night splints and Resting splints are a type of orthotic device however which some people wear at night during sleep and others when resting while awake. The splints normal encompass the foot and ankle however some of these splint can also influence the knee if required. The splints can be off the shelf or custom made devices. They are normal used to:

  • Provide a stretch to the calf muscle
  • Provide a stretch to the Planatarfasica
  • Offload the heel
  • Increase muscle length
  • Reduce muscle spasms
  • Help reduce deformity
  • Post Surgery

Conditions that often benefit from the use of Night splints/ Resting splints are:

  • Stroke
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post Operative Support or Immobilisation
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Muscle tightness
  • Post Botox injections
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Brain Injuries
  • Other Neurological issues

We provide a wide range of Night splints/ Resting splints including those which are adjustable, low profile, well padded or take pressure off the heel.

At Manchester Orthotics our experienced orthotists will complete a thorough assessment to establish the most beneficial night splint for your condition. If appropriate a cast or scan plus measurements may be taken to manufacture your splint.

To arrange an appointment call Manchester Orthotics now on 0161 883 0355, or email us at

What we treat

Manchester Orthotics provide orthoses to a wide range of individuals with a huge variety of conditions.

Types of orthotic

We are unique in the fact that as we are independent we can provide orthotics from all orthotics manufacturers.

What is an orthotic?

An orthotic is an orthopedic device that supports or corrects the function of a limb or the torso.

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