Ribcap is a new cranial protection device which incorporates both safety and fashion. The Ribcap uses sewn in viscoelastic protectors to absorb impacts which may occur. Whilst the Ribcap is not a helmet is does provide protection against low level impacts. Ribs caps are available for children and adults.

What are the indications for use of a Ribcap?

There are many indications for using a Ribcap. These include:

  • The want to have increased protection in situations such as walking on slopes, ice rinks or on snow/ice covered roads or even playing golf
  • Risk of falls due to poor balance
  • Hypermobility

If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a Ribcap please contact us to discuss.

What are the benefits of Ribcap?

There are many benefits that come from using a Ribcap. These include:

  • Increased protection against low impacts to the head
  • Lightweight design
  • Washable
  • Foldable
  • 100% breathable
  • Adjustable and removable chin straps

There are many benefits using a Ribcap to find out more please contact us to discuss.

What is the process to be receive a Ribcap?

The process to receive a Ribcap would be:

  • Assessment
  • Measuring
  • Fitting
  • Review

The Ribcap offers a specific level of protection to the head and skull therefore your orthotist will complete a thorough assessment as to whether the Ribcap is suitable for your needs. If deemed appropriate your orthotist will then discuss the range available to you and will take a series of measurements to establish the correct size. Your Ribcap will then be ordered and you will be required to return for a fitting appointment to ensure your Ribcap provides the required protection.

How do I arrange an assessment for a Ribcap?

To get in touch or arrange an appointment, you can call us at 0330 088 3949 or email office@orthotics.co.uk.

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