Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Custom-made finger sleeves
Writing sleeves facilitate computer use for people with reduced finger function and spasticity
Description A finger sleeve in orthotic material prevents the user’s index finger from bending inwards because of spasticity. Finger sleeves are fitted with a handle that makes it easier to put them on and take them off. The user can also pull the sleeve onto his finger by pressing the grip against the edge of the table (photo 4).
Made by User’s occupational therapist
Whose idea The user
This tip is from 2014
Kenneth lives in an apartment. Since 2006 he has a high incomplete tetraplegia with strong spasticity. He has personal assistance 130 hours a week.
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