Active Hands - Best gripping aid for me?

To help you decide which gripping aid is right for you, please read the guide below.

At a glance…

How does your disability
 affect you?
What do you want
to grip?
Which aid is right for you?
Reduced hand function / Poor finger strength

Tremors or involuntary movement

(This may include people with
Spinal Cord Injury, MS, cerebral palsy,
Guillan-Barré Syndrome, muscular dystrophy,
spina bifia, stroke survivors and other
similar disabilities).

Gym Equipment General Purpose gripping aids
D-ring gripping aid
Looped exercise aid
Hook aids
Gym pack/Gym pack deluxe
DIY tools General Purpose gripping aid
Kitchen implements General Purpose gripping aid
Sports equipment; rowing, kayaking etc General Purpose gripping aid
Looped Exercise aid
Hook aids
Gardening tools General Purpose gripping aid
Winter sports equipment such as adaptive skiing Winter Sports aid
Small diameter item: pen, make-up, toothbrush Small Item gripping aid
Adaptive tricycle/children’s walking frame General Purpose Mini aid (for children under 5) or General Purpose gripping aid
Missing fingers Missing parts of hands

This may include people with dysmelia (conditions from birth), or amputation, illness or injury later in life.

Gym equipment Limb Difference gripping aid
D-ring gripping aid
Looped exercise aid
DIY tools Limb Difference gripping aid
Kitchen implements Limb Difference gripping aid
Sports equipment; rowing, kayaking etc Limb Difference gripping aid
Gardening tools Limb Difference gripping aid

 Source: Active Hands Website (Visited 11/09/2019)

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