Founded in 1971, Össur are a global company specialising in the manufacture and distribution of prosthetics and orthotics. They also work closely with Paralympic athletes with the UK supporting Richard Whitehead and Jody Cundy among others. Össur work closely with the NHS, MOD and private physio practices. The Webshop is purely focused on orthotics (or bracing), selling everything from ankle braces to knee braces and elbow braces. These types of products are available in most high street supermarkets and pharmacies, however Össur can boast that they supply these very braces to both the NHS and MOD, as well as being the only European distributer of BioSkin performance bracing.