Lycra socks can be used to manage a variety of conditions affecting the foot, ankle and lower leg. They can be adapted with specific reinforcement panels dependant on your needs. Due to the low profile and close fitting nature of lycra socks they can be worn easily under clothing and within footwear. Lycra socks do not need to be worn as a pair.
What are the indications for use of a lycra sock?
There are many indications for using a lycra sock. These include:
- Abnormal tone
- Altered sensory feedback
- Reduced dorsiflexion ability (pulling your foot upwards)
If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a lycra sock please contact us to discuss.
What conditions are lycra socks often used for?
Lycra socks can be used for a variety of conditions including:
- Cerebral palsy
- Multiple sclerosis
- Plantar fasciitis
- Hallux Valgus
This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a lycra sock please contact us to discuss.
What are the benefits of lycra sock?
There are many benefits that come from using a lycra sock. These include:
- Pain relief
- Improved dorsiflexion (lifting your foot upwards)
- Increased range of movement
- Improved proprioception
- Easy to put on and take off
- Increased comfort
There are many benefits using a lycra sock to find out more please contact us to discuss.
What types of lycra socks are available?
Types of lycra socks that may be used include:
- Job Skin HV Sock
- DMO Plantar Fasciitis Sock
- DMO Dorsiflex Sock