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Disabilities

One fin design, highly adaptable.
What disabilities do you need them for?
I have disabled customers with many different disabilities including: motor control problems, Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, neuropathy, stroke complications, below-knee amputees, above-knee amputees, bilateral amputees etc. They find shinfin™ fins invaluable for teaching them to swim, building muscle tone, regaining movement control, rehabilitation etc. They get more fun from swimming and other water activities, and more health benefits too. I get excellent feedback.

  • Need fins that fit on your thigh stump(s)? + Fins bend to fit your stump size & shape. + Same size fits children to adults. + Fit with or without a wetsuit. + Extra kick power. + Improve joint mobility. + […]

  • We have many below knee amputees using shinfin fins around the world and we get great feedback. It depends on the person of course but many below knee amputees can pretty much get back to swimming as normal with […]

  • If either or both feet are amputated, the fins will help lift your legs to a horizontal swimming position and encourage a natural, powerful, streamlined kick.

  • Customers with fused ankles generally find it better to wear the fins a little bit higher up the leg than usual, perhaps with the fin tips somewhere near the base of the toes or even a bit higher. Please […]

  • The shinfin fins teach a horizontal body position and good streamlined kick. The trick is to relax and let the fins flow naturally. The fins have a ”natural resonance”, so you can just let the fins guide you […]

  • If you have difficulty controlling leg movements, the natural flexibility and flex of the fins will guide you to a more streamlined kick for freestyle, backstroke and fly. The fins are specifically designed to […]

  • Even if you can’t kick and just use your arms for power, the fins will help to lift your legs to a horizontal streamlined swimming position with your knees fairly straight. This minimises drag from leg drop and […]

  • Using the fins with sensitive skin.