Find out how DMO® Custom leggings help Alex lead a normal life.
Alex has been using DMO® Custom leggings for six years. He has Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) which causes his body’s connectives tissue and its collagen to become fragile and stretchy. Jacqui Alex’s mum said
“The difference was amazing. Before he started wearing them [the leggings], Alex would cry out with intense pain during the night and easily lose his balance. After they were fitted, he was transformed into a child who was praised for his beautiful posture at school and who no longer keeps falling.”
Ashleigh Harley - award-winning film-maker, writer and musician who tries not to let Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome get in her way.
Ashleigh Harley contacted DM Orthotics because she didn’t want Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), a genetic condition that can be chronically painful and cause joints to pop out of their sockets, to get in the way of her love of horse riding.
The custom-made DMO® Suit we created is full length but sleeveless to ensure she has freedom of movement in her arms for riding.
Gill Nicholls - patient with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Gill Nicholls has been using DMO® products for over four years, she suffers from a rare condition called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and has the hypermobile type.
The condition means her joints are loose and unstable which can lead to painful dislocations all over her body. The custom-made DMO® Suit and Dorsiflex Sock have reduced the pain and dislocations Gill experiences allowing her to live a more independent life and most importantly keeping her walking and out of a wheelchair.
Charlotte - patient with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Charlotte is one of many EDS patients to benefit from dynamic movement orthoses and has recently started sharing her journey on Instagram in the hope she can help others facing similar battles.
“I am 17 years old and I have Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. My physio suggested wearing orthotics to provide support. I wear the socks, leggings, vest and right glove almost everyday.
This compression clothing has allowed me to do so much more with my life. Not only has it provided support, it has helped reduce my fatigue and improved my POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome).”
Combining my orthotics with physio has allowed me to start to run, which is something I never thought I’d get to do again. Thank you DM Orthotics. You have helped to give me a better life.”
DM Orthotics remove need for medication for Ehlers Danlos patient
Hannah Ensor has Hypermobility Type Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS). She is a cartoonist and runs her own company, Stickman Communications. A bright sense of humour and tenacious ambition have seen her turn her stickman characters, used to communicate how she was feeling during a time in hospital, into a unique and creative business helping people worldwide better understand disability.
Read on to hear how Hannah describes her experience of using Dynamic Movement Orthoses and how she no longer needs medication for her conditions.