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User with pronation rod (film)

User with pronation rod
User with pronation rod

Pronation rod (close-up)
Pronation rod (close-up)

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Pronation aid

- a simple assistive device to hold the hand with the palm facing downwards (pronated)

A heavy rod in an universal strap. The rod is a thick nail surrounded by a lead weight (cast in a mold).

Authors comments
The user is extremely spastic and his arm easily winds up in supination and he is unable to turn it back again. When he has the universal strap with the heavy rod on, he can easily turn his hand downwards; the weight of the rod holds the hand in pronation.

The user's son

The user

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Tip is dated from 2016

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looking after ones health » preventing/treating muscle tensions, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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