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DMO® for boccia players

DM Orthotics is proud to support five British boccia players. Similar to bowls, boccia is played competitively by athletes with any kind of neurological impairment that impacts their motor function. David Smith MBE is the most successful British boccia BC1 player of all time and currently world number 1.  He has been using a DMO® Custom Suit to help his performance since 2014. He has Cerebral Palsy Spastic Quadriplegia which means his...

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New COO with wealth of experience

We are delighted to announce that Marshall Reid has joined DM Orthotics as Chief Operating Officer. With a background that includes leading national and international companies in a range of different sectors, Marshall has considerable global expertise in emerging markets. Originally from Edinburgh and most recently based in Yorkshire, Marshall is re-locating to Cornwall to take on his new challenge. “DM Orthotics has earned a well-deserved reputation for product excellence that is transforming...

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What is a Dynamic Movement Orthosis?

DM Orthotics is a world-leader in the design and manufacture of its patented Dynamic Movement Orthoses® (DMO®).   In this blog we explain what a dynamic movement orthosis is and how it works. Our history DM Orthotics has been developing its range of Dynamic Movement Orthoses® since it was established in 2005.  Clinical Specialist Orthotist and Managing Director Martin Matthews is a leading authority on the use of Dynamic Movement Orthoses® that help...

DM Orthotics Pattern Cutters Ella, Holly and Charlotte

Fashion passion makes a medical difference

Three members of DM Orthotics team have used their fashion design expertise to forge a rewarding career making bespoke orthotics. Charlotte Jowlett, Ella Tresidder, and Holly Vinter, from Hayle work as pattern cutters at our head office in Redruth, Cornwall. All have degrees in fashion and all are delighted to be part of a worldwide business that improves life for children and adults with neuro-muscular conditions. Charlotte, 39, studied at the University...

Gill Nicholls wears our DMO® Custom Suit

Wearing a suit gets me out of bed

Gill says she would be confined to bed without the help of our suit and socks she is keen for more people to understand the condition she lives with. Gill Nicholls, 40, was finally diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) at 33 years old. May is EDS awareness month and, after many years of unexplained falls, broken bones, croup and asthma, Gill wants to spread the word about an illness that is...

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New sensory product range launched

DM Orthotics is pleased to announce the launch of its latest product range, DMO® Sensory. As the name suggests our DMO® Sensory range, (DMO stands for Dynamic Movement Orthosis) has been specially designed for adults and children with sensory difficulties.  The products can aid both overactivity or low endurance presentations with the proprioceptive input from the tightness and compression helping increase spatial awareness and concentration. Proprioceptive input to the brain can be...

Ashley Harley

Life-changing suit for talented horse woman

A made-to-measure orthotic suit is enabling a talented young woman to follow her dream of competing as a showjumper. Ashleigh Harley was 12 years old when she was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), a genetic condition that can be chronically painful and cause joints to pop out of their sockets. The illness meant she could no longer attend school but, far from impeding her educational progress, Ashleigh has gone on to...