Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Workplace in bed
An efficient workplace in bed for persons with impaired finger and hand function.
The user holds a mini keyboard in his arms; a computer desk and adjustable height night table stand next to the bed. His elbow is supported by the night table, which is padded with a towel. The computer desk has a slide-out tray and a storage pocket for cables conveniently attached with Velcro straps. It has wheels and is easy to move.
The user tested many options before reaching this solution. Now he is very satisfied. By relieving the weight on his arm and using a mini keyboard his arm pain has almost disappeared.
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The person lives in an apartment and works part time. He was injured in 1996 and has a high tetraplegia (C5). He has personal assistance 24 hours a day.
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