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User drives wheelchair while wearing custom-made wheelchair mittens
User drives wheelchair while wearing custom-made wheelchair mittens

Mitten Lill Sport, Photo: www.lannasport.se
Mitten Lill Sport, Photo: www.lannasport.se

Mitten with hard rubber on palm
Mitten with hard rubber on palm

User puts on the mitten
User puts on the mitten

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Warm wheelchair gloves

Mittens with large opening adapted with hard rubber, used as wheelchair gloves in winter

Description
Hard rubber is attached to the palm of a soft mitten (see photo 3). The top of the glove is made of a windproof fabric and the palm of durable moose leather. It is spacious and has a large opening that is closed with Velcro (see photo 2).

Model: Lill Sport Overstrap

Authors comments
The hard extra rubber on the palm of the glove provides friction against the push rims when driving the wheelchair.

Purchased from
Sporting goods store, such as www.skistart.com (mitten), last checked February 2018.

Idea
The user

Paid for by
The user

Tip is dated from 2015

Categories for this tip
looking after ones health » keeping warm/ keeping cool, mobility » moving around by wheelchair, self care » dressing, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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