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L-R Marshall Reid with Martin Matthews

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...

Image of dynamic movement orthoses: glove, vest, suit and leggings

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...

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...

An Important Update for our Customers – Covid 19

On Saturday 31st October, the Government announced a 2nd lockdown in England to begin on Thursday 4th November. Essential Business and Manufacturing is set to remain open. At DM Orthotics Ltd, we have remained open and will continue to take all necessary health and safety precautions, ensuring proper sanitisation of equipment and products is adhered to. We continue work under UK Government public health and strict social distancing guidelines. If you have...

DMO® launches new ‘Essentials’

This month, we are delighted to announce new additions to our DMO® Essentials Range of pre-sized products. DMO® Essentials was launched last year to make the our life-changing products more accessible. Now adult and child-sized leggings, single shoulder orthosis, vests and a child’s version of the double shoulder orthosis are available online. “Our Essentials collection provides similar benefits to our made-to-measure service, but in pre-determined sizes. That makes it infinitely easier for customers...

Making scrubs for Cornwall

DM Orthotics have joined in efforts to battle Covid-19, assisting volunteer organisation Cornwall Scrubs in the production of scrubs for those on the medical frontline. DM Orthotics has remained operational throughout the current coronavirus pandemic. The business, which has just celebrated its fifteenth birthday and employs 55 staff, manufactures bespoke and ready-made orthoses to help manage the physical effects of neuro-muscular conditions like Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes, Dropfoot, Scoliosis, Cerebral Palsy, Stroke and...

MS Awareness Week 2020

Multiple sclerosis is often misunderstood, with many people not realising what it's actually like to live with it.   This week we are proud to be raising awareness of the condition. Running from 20-26th April 2020, MS Awareness Week is an opportunity to improve understanding of the condition and the reality of living with it.  DM Orthotics have been supporting patients with Multiple sclerosis for over 15 years. Our dynamic movement orthoses work using a combination of compression and strategically placed reinforcement...

DMO Delivery

Standard delivery now free

  From April 1st 2020, we are delighted to confirm that standard delivery will now be free on purchases made through our online shop.   We have been working hard to try and reach more and more patients through providing a superior orthotic solution that is more easily accessible.   Our DMO Essentials orthoses work using strategically placed panelling which positions the body into improved postural alignment. This new biomechanical state combined with enhanced proprioception,...