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The assistant lifts the user's arm with the handle sewn onto the wrist bandage
The assistant lifts the user's arm with the handle sewn onto the wrist bandage

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Wrist bandage with handle

Strip sewn onto wrist bandage helps assistants to lift the arm of persons with extensive disabilities without pulling on their wrist

Description
A wrist bandage is used to stabilize the wrist. A strip is sewn onto the dorsal side that is used as kind of a handle so that the assistants can lift the arm.

Model wrist bandage: Rehband Manu

Authors comments
The assistants can use the handle to lift the user's arm, e.g., while dressing and during exercises to prevent contractures. It reduces the pressure on the wrist.

Manufacturer
Outlets such as Rehband, medical.rehband.com (wrist bandage), last checked February 2017

Idea
The user (handle)

Paid for by
County Council (wrist bandage)

Tip is dated from 2008

Categories for this tip
personal assistance » looking after ones health with assistance, self care with assistance, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia without function in arms and hands (C2-4, ASIA A, B).

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