Wrist bandage with handle

Strip sewn onto wrist bandage helps assistants to lift the arm of persons with extensive disabilities without pulling on their wrist
The assistant lifts the user's arm with the handle sewn onto the wrist bandage
The assistant lifts the user’s arm with the handle sewn onto the wrist bandage

A wrist bandage is used to stabilize the wrist. A strip is sewn onto the dorsal side that is used as kind of a handle so that the assistants can lift the arm.

Users comments
The assistants can use the handle to lift the user’s arm, e.g., while dressing and during exercises to prevent contractures. It reduces the pressure on the wrist.

Purchased from
Outlets such as PhysioRoom, physioroom.com (wrist bandage), last checked March 2020.

Paid for by
County Council (wrist bandage)

Whose idea
The user (handle)

Author: Nina

Nina bor i en lägenhet. Hon arbetar deltid. Hon skadade sig 1996 och har en hög tetraplegi (C4) och är i behov av ventilator. Hon har dubbel assistans dygnet runt.

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