Spinal orthotics

Spinal orthotics

Spinal orthotics are able to provide support and protection to the spine in a large variety of ways. We are able to offer a range of devices which cover different areas of the spine as well as specific conditions such as scoliosis.

What are the indications for use of a spinal orthotics?

There are many indications for using spinal orthotics. These include:

  • Back pain
  • Bone collapse
  • Curvature of the spine
  • Poor posture
  • Reduced mobility
  • Spinal fractures
  • Spinal trauma

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

What conditions are spinal orthotics often used for?

Spinal orthotics can be used for a wide variety of conditions including:

  • Scoliosis
  • Herniated disc
  • Fractures of the spine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Motor neurone disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis

This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a spinal orthotic please contact us to discuss.

What are the benefits of spinal orthotics?

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

  • Reduced pain
  • Range of motion can be restricted
  • Targeted support
  • Increased balance
  • Reduce falls
  • Prevent deformities

There are many benefits using spinal orthotics to find out more please contact us to discuss.

What types of spinal orthotics are available?

There are a number of different types of spinal orthotics available including:

Back supports

Back pain can impact hugely on one's life. At Orthotics UK we are able to offer a large range of back supports and braces to reduce or alleviate pain, improve posture and increase mobility. A back support can be rigid or flexible, pre or custom made depending on your requirements.

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Scoliosis braces

At Orthotics UK our experience orthotists are able to offer a wide range of braces for scoliosis. We offer both rigid and dynamic bracing, rigid bracing uses counter forces to limit the progression of a curve. Dynamic braces a softer and flexible and use reinforced panels and straps to support.

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What is the process to be receive a spinal orthotic?

The process to receive a spinal orthotic would be:

  • Assessment
  • Measuring / Casting or scan
  • Fitting
  • Review

To initially select the correct spinal orthotic your orthotist will complete a thorough assessment. Your orthotist will then be able to select the most appropriate spinal orthotic. Your orthotist will need to take a series of measurements to ensure the device chosen is the correct size, they may also need to take a cast or a scan of your torso if your spinal orthosis is to be custom made.

How do I arrange an assessment for a spinal orthoses?

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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