What are trunk orthotics?
Trunk orthotics are designed to protect and support the trunk. They can be made from various materials, such as rigid plastic or flexible elastic, depending on the condition and need. They can be made to suit an individual needs.
How do trunk orthotics help?
Trunk orthotics have benefits including:
- Compression and support
- Some heat retention for therapeutic warmth
- Rigidity to prevent movement
- Flexibility to allow movement
- Made to fit the individual
Who benefits from trunk orthotics?
There are several conditions that can respond well to trunk orthotics. These include:
- Strains and weakness of the abdominal muscles
- Post natal damage/weakness
- Post surgical damage/weakness
- Spinal conditions
How can I get trunk orthotics?
One of our experienced orthotist’s will be able to give you a full assessment in order to determine whether a type of trunk orthotic is suitable. If deemed appropriate, it can be purchased in several sizes to fit the individual.
If you would like any more information or wish to arrange an assessment with an experience orthotist at Physio.co.uktoday, please call us on 0330 088 7800.Alternatively, make an appointment with us online today!