‘Urination hook’

The ‘urination hook’ is an assistive device for persons with compromised arm/hand function who performe intermittent self-catheterisation (ISC).

Use of 'urination hook'
Use of ‘urination hook’

A rubber band with a steel hook sits attached under the wheelchair. The user uses a bungee cord with steel hooks. User opens zipper on trousers, inserts the hook in his underpants and trousers so they are pulled away from his body, and the user can performe intermittent self-catheterisation (ISC).

Purchased from
In Sweden for example bicycle shop or clasohlson.com (last checked July 2020).

Paid for by
The user

Bungee cords. Photo www.clasohlson.se
Bungee cords. Photo www.clasohlson.se

Tipsare: Tobias

The person lives in an apartment. He is working and studying full time. He was injured in 2003 and has a tetraplegia (C6). He has personal assistance 1-3 hours a day.