Wikkies is a family run business based in the United Kingdom. We manufacture and sell Leg and Arm protection for thin skin. Our patented design will give you mobility confidence whilst feeling so comfortable you’ll forget you’re even wearing them.
For many people of a ‘certain age’ aches and pains are a fact of life. While modern medicine can do a great deal for conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis and restricted muscle movement, a common ailment like thin and brittle skins still remains a problem for a lot of people.
Consider Pearl. As an elderly woman she often suffered bruises and cuts to her brittle leg skin – a condition made worse by steroid medication she took to control her asthma. For Pearl, a slight knock from anything as simple as catching her leg on a coffee table or bathtub, or her friendly pet dog jumping up at her legs, would often result in a painful skin tear, followed by a trip to the doctor’s surgery, and having her legs uncomfortably bound with several layers of protective bandages for weeks at a time.
Pearl’s daughter Lea, became increasingly concerned. But years of seeing her mother’s condition worsen gave her an idea – a preventative form of leg protection. This was the idea behind Wikkies.
Lea set about solving her mother’s problems, developing Wikkies leg protectors through considerate design and careful testing. Today Pearl has a much better quality of life thanks to her daughter’s efforts. As a Wikkies wearer she has the confidence to lead a much more active life without the constant worry of injuring her thin leg skin. Getting out and about, visiting family and friends and enjoying the company of her little dog no longer present a potentially painful problem.
You too can ‘bury those bruises’ by wearing Wikkies.
From the left, Lea, Pearl and Ginnie
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