Have a day full of fun with our star-spangled compression top. Made of a comfy 4-way stretch fabric which allows the child to work or play creatively and actively. Our sensory compression top can be worn as an outer or inner garment while providing deep pressure calming and organizing sensory input. Relevant styling is the key to our non-stigmatizing apparel. These popular shirts are designed to hug the shoulders, body trunk, and hips. Evidence suggests that weight and pressure inputs provide both tactile and proprioceptive sensory input to the body, calming the central nervous system as well as providing postural support and input to weak, floppy, or low tone (hypotonia) musculature.
Compression increases endorphin levels and decreases heart rate and blood pressure. Deep touch pressure causes the release of both serotonin and dopamine in the brain. These are "happy " neurotransmitters and produce a feeling of calm. Deep pressure often increases our Happy hormones while also slowing down our involuntary functions such as heart rate, blood pressure and the stress hormone cortisol. Some of these conditions that benefit from deep pressure input are as follows, but not limited to: