We offer a range of orthotic solutions for your child and can support them as they grow and develop. We are able to provide both stock and custom devices depending on their needs. Many of our devices can also be customised with patterns and pictures giving your child the chance to be creative and show their own style through their orthoses.
Children’s orthotic services we provide include:
We provide ankle foot orthoses (AFO) for children to support a wide variety of conditions including cerebral palsy. AFOs help to hold the foot in a more functional position and consequently support your child to have a more fluid walking pattern. For more information please visit our Children’s AFO page here.
We provide Dynamic ankle foot orthoses (DAFOs) for children to support a wide variety of conditions including cerebral palsy and hypermobility. DAFOs help to hold the foot in a more functional position and consequently support your child to have a more fluid walking pattern. For more information please visit our Children’s DAFO page here.
Pediatric lycra devices are made to measure garments, from gloves and tights to vests and full body suits. Every child is unique and our lycra devices can be customised to provide your child with the best support possible. More information about pediatric lycra devices can be found here.
Children can require the protection of a helmet for day to day life due to a number of conditions or health issues. We are able to provide both soft and hard shelled protective helmets dependant on your child’s needs. Visit our protective helmets information page for more details.
Whilst children’s feet are growing some made need additional support. This ensures that any growing takes place in the correct position, helping to control and reduce potential deformities. Our children’s insoles are custom made to your child’s individual feet and their specific requirements. To find out more visit our children’s insoles page here.
Neck braces can be used to support a number of different conditions in children including Torticollis. We are able to offer a range of different neck braces for children which can be adapted and customised dependant on your child’s needs. Please visit our Neck Orthoses page for more information.
It is vital children wear the appropriate footwear to support their feet adequately. For this reason some children may require bespoke footwear to accommodate an orthoses or to provide additional support. We are able to provide fully bespoke footwear for your child which can be personalised to incorporate their own sense of style as well. We are not restricted to one manufacture so your child can have the choice from the whole market. To find out more visit our children’s bespoke footwear page here.
At Orthotics UK we want to provide your child’s spine the best support possible. We provide bespoke scoliosis braces as well as spinal braces for other conditions. A spinal brace can be uncomfortable and cumbersome consequently our experienced orthotists will work with your child to ensure maximum comfort and support is achieved. To find more information for scoliosis braces please click here and for other spinal braces here.
Orthotics UK provide dynamic and static orthotic devices to prevent muscle contractures and tightness. Muscle tightness normal occur if your child has a muscle imbalance or high muscle tone. This can be caused by numerous conditions such as Cerebral palsy and Muscular Dystophy. These devices can be worn at night or during the day to help reduce contractures and provide a stretch to tight muscles. To find more information for Contracture Prevention please click here.