Forearm support

Forearm support to keep balance when typing on computer – suitable for persons who have tetraplegia

User with forearms on forearm support
User with forearms on forearm support

Description
A forearm support that can be attached to the table. The support is narrow in front of the body; the sides are broader and provide good support for the entire forearm. It comes with an extra screw-on attachment for stable assembly so that the armrest can be used on a curved table top.

Users comments
Forearm support relieves shoulders. Only the forearms are used.

Purchased from
for example www.posturite.co.uk (last checked May 2017).

Paid for by
Employment office

This tip is from 2009

Computer workstation with forearm support
Computer workstation with forearm support

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Tipsare: Yasmin

Yasmin lives in an apartment. She is working part time. She was injured in 1999 and has a C-5 tetraplgia. Through hand surgery her grip function improved. She has personal assistance 24 hours a day, 7 hours of those are assistance on call.