Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Thermal mug with large handle suitable for persons with impaired grip and loss of sensation.
Description Various models of thermal mugs with large handles are available in the market. Some are narrower at the bottom and intended for use in a boat or car.
Users comments The user becomes spastic when his hands get too warm, so the thermal mugs are perfect for him. They are also non-breakable. Mugs that are narrower at the bottom are not stable enough.
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Editors comments For persons having difficulties keeping a cup steady while drinking, there is an alternative, a cup with a rotatable handel, se www.handsteady.com (last checked May 2017).
This tip is from 2005
Tipsare: Anonym 1
The person lives together with his wife and an child in a house. He is working part time. He was injured in 1975 and has a high tetraplegia (C5). Through hand surgery his grip function improved in both hands. He has personal assistance 7 hours a day.
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