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Purple reign at DM Orthotics for Action on Stroke Month

On 1st of May the DM Orthotics team kicked off the Action on Stroke Month with a ‘wear it purple’ day as part of the Stroke Association’s national awareness campaign.

Action on Stroke Month aims to increase awareness of Stroke within communities advocating the colour purple, uniting the nation to conquer Stroke through baking, planting, and wearing purple clothes.

Stroke happens most commonly when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off (ischaemic stroke), but it can also be caused by bleeding around the brain (haemorrhagic stroke). In some cases the blockage of blood supply to the brain can be temporary and onset symptoms may only last no longer than 24 hours. This is called transient ischaemic attack or mini stroke.

Stroke is more common in older adults but it can affect people of all ages including children.

Managing Director Martin Matthews comments,
“There is a mis-conception that Stroke only affects older adults, but it can affect anyone. Our clinical team have worked with physios and occupational therapists with patients of all ages. The good thing is there have been great advances in how stroke patients can be treated and how the condition can be managed. Action on Stroke Month is important in pushing that message.”

DM Orthotics has a range of products which can be used post-stroke including the new DMO E-step.

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Christmas dates for your diary

We'd like to make you aware of the following closure and shipping dates so you can plan your orders before the holiday season.

Our last working day is Thursday 23rd December 2021, when we finish at 12 noon.
We will reopen on Tuesday 4th January 2022.

Last date for shipping

For overseas customers: Monday 20th December
For UK customers: Tuesday 21st December

Please note: any orders placed after 3rd December cannot be guaranteed a before Christmas delivery.

We would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year and look forward to continuing to work with you in 2022.

Please get in touch if you have any questions, email or call +44 1209 219205

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