Bed Socks or Body Socks - What's the big deal?

Jun 16 , 2021

Julie-Anne Dietz

Bed Socks or Body Socks - What's the big deal?

Therapeutic uses for Lycra Body Socks includes Self-Regulation and Body
Awareness. Body Socks are an effective way for children and adults to work on a variety of skills while in occupational therapy, at home or school.


Lycra Body Socks are very stretchy and provide resistance when you move in them.


This deep pressure is applied to the joints (proprioceptive input) and vestibular
input (balance and movement in space) while moving.


Body Socks are suitable for home, specialist clinics or school based wellness
programs and are light weight making them ideal to take on family holidays. Our
products have been recommended by Allied Professionals

Body Socks are suitable for home, specialist clinics or school based wellness
programs and are light weight making them ideal to take on family holidays. Our
products have been recommended by Allied Professionals for year's to promote
Independence and Self Regulation.

How do they help?
Body Socks work by applying deep pressure to the limbs,
providing body awareness through proprioceptive and
vestibular input. The body sock adds gentle pressure to the body, as the hands and feet are placed in the corners of the body sock as the user movers around.

Therapeutic uses for Bed Socks include Self-Regulation and Body Awareness. Bed Socks can be beneficial for Sleep and Behaviour.

Lycra Bed Socks are the perfect calming, therapeutic tool to help individuals by
providing deep pressure input that helps to calm an over stimulated nervous
system. Body Socks Lycra Bed Socks slip over the mattress and is open ended.
Even when sleeping the Bed Sock is providing therapeutic pressure over the body.
As the user moves, the Bed Sock can make the body self aware promoting sleep
and calming an overstimulated nervous system.

How do they help?
Body The compression bed sheet works by providing sensory
input even when asleep. As the user moves around in the
bed, the fabric provides gentle pressure against the skin
and joints creating a calming effect over the body
encouraging a more restful sleep. Each sock is open ended
so that the user is able to move freely while in bed.

AND...

Our products are made from quality Lycra . Each Bed Sock
is created with only 1 seam to make sure the strength and
integrity of the sheet is maintained. When placing the bed
sock on the bed, make sure that the seam is placed under
the mattress in the middle. We recommend the user has
full mobility and that the product is provided under
instruction from an adult or carer.