Arthritis Awareness Week, 7th – 13th October 2013

Adaptawear Clothes – making life easier for arthritis sufferers

Adaptawear launched its adaptive clothing range in 2008 with the aim of making independent and assisted dressing easier.  To support this week- National Arthritis Week we thought we would share our most popular adapted clothes suitable for arthritis sufferers.

Our day and nightwear ranges are suitable for ladies and gents with a wide variety of medical conditions and in particular arthritis.

By replacing zips with Velcro, buttons with magnets, or having long zips with zip pulls enabling the garment to open wide; stiff and sore arthritic hands are able to manage the fastenings helping the person remain independent for longer.

Magnetic CorebraOver the years; Adaptawear had enabled thousands of ladies maintain their shape and their dignity with our unique magnetic front-fasting bra Corebra. Arthritic fingers can slip into the finger loops and bring the two sides of the bra together then the magnets do the rest. The Corebra offers gentle support and is available in sizes 32-50. (Not suitable for ladies with a pacemaker.)

Magnetic Nehru Blouse

In our ladies range we have a pretty nehru blouse in crinkle textured cotton with hidden magnets enabling the blouse to be fastened with ease.



Magnetic ShirtsWe also have smart magnetic shirts for the gents, and with 4 new fabrics currently in production, these popular shirts look great with a suit or jeans.



Drop Front Trousers

Getting to a toilet in a hurry becomes more important as we get older. Adaptawear- Drop Front Trousers have Velcro on the waistband enabling the front panel to drop open and fasten easily, even with arthritic fingers. For the gents there is an extra elastic waistband that ensures the trousers don’t drop to your ankles! The trousers look so good; no one would know you are wearing adaptive trousers.

Other clothes to help arthritis sufferers include our:

Whether you have a slight stiffness in your fingers or your joints are extremely painful, we will have some clothing options to make the daily task of getting dressed less of a struggle. Check out our full range at or call us on 0845 643 9492 for more information.


Lyndsay MacEwen

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