The Ableware Deluxe Flexible Sock and Stocking Aid is designed for use by individuals with arthritis or lower extremity or mobility disabilities. This aid has a flexible plastic core with a three-finger design. The core is lined with nylon to reduce friction and covered with terry cloth on the bottom to prevent the sock from slipping. Two long loop handles aid in pulling the device. To use the sock or compression stocking is slipped over the aid with the three fingers toward the toe. The aid is
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to help pull on a sock for a person with insufficient knee bend to reach the foot. Materials include heavy paper (the weight of a file folder), a yard or so of twill tape and 2 stocking garters. Provides instructions for making the aid and instructions for use. Includes a grid pattern for the paper form, and photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. Assembly. AUTHOR: Kernaleguen, A TITLE: Clothing Designs for the Handicapped REF: Edmonton, Alberta,
The Butler Application Aid is a folding stocking and pantyhose aid designed to assist individuals with limited hand grip to put on compression stockings.
The Complete Hip Kit is designed for use by individuals who have had a hip replacement or who have mobility disabilities. The kit includes a Savanah Toilet Seat (see also separate entry), a long-handled sponge for bathing, a dressing stick, a long-handled shoe horn, a Sock Notch sock aid to assist in putting on socks without bending, and a standard-size Handi-Reacher (see separate entry). DIMENSIONS: The Savanah Toilet Seat is 4 inches tall,
The Compression Sock Aid is a sock aid designed for use by individuals with arthritis or mobility or grasping disabilities. Designed with a heel guide for putting on compression socks, this device features an extra wide design for people with edema or large feet, and high handles to reduce the need for bending or stretching. The sock aid is easily assembled and disassembled for travel. DIMENSIONS: The handle is 17 inches high.
The Compression Stocking Aid, model A75440 and A75441, is a stocking aid designed for use by individuals who have difficulty bending or stretching to put on compression stockings. This device consists of a flexible plastic form which folds to fit inside a stocking to keep it open while the foot is placed in it. Grooves catch the stocking and keep it from sliding off the form until it is removed by pulling on the attached cord. As the cord is pulled, the unit slides out of the stocking, pulling t
The Deluxe Sock Aid is designed for use by individuals who have difficulty bending or stretching to put on socks. This device consists of a flexible plastic sheet which folds to fit inside a sock to keep it open while the foot is placed in it. The nylon inner lining reduces friction on the skin and the terry cloth outer covering keeps the unit inside the sock until removed by pulling on the attached cloth straps. As the straps are pulled, the unit slides out of the sock, pulling the sock over th
---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself assistive device for individuals with arthritis, recovering from surgery, and/or limited flexibility to dress themselves. Step 1: Use duct tape to fasten the wood block to the pole. Attach the wood block about 2 inches from the end of the pole and secure the block with tape at the top and bottom. Ensure the block is sturdy and unlikely to move. Duct tape makes this project quick and easy to complete without drilling any hole
The Double Ezy Sock Helper is a sock and stocking aid designed for use by individuals who have difficulty bending. Constructed of plastic-coated steel, this aid has two columns over which the socks or hose are stretched. Once the hose are on the frame, the user inserts his/her toes and pulls up on the side handles until the hose are properly positioned.
The Easy Off Sock Aid is a sock aid designed to assist individuals who have difficulty bending to take off socks. The Easy Off Sock Aid consists of a shaft with an end piece that has two prongs with a curved loop in between. The user slides the looped end of the tool between the top of the sock and the ankle and pushes the sock down past the heel with the two prongs catching the cuff of the sock. The user then lets the shaft drop to the floor and steps on it with the other foot. The foot is then
The Easy On Sock Aid is a sock aid designed to assist individuals who have difficulty bending to put on socks. The Easy On Sock Aid consists of a U-shaped half cylinder mounted at an angle on a flat base. The base has a hook mounted on the top near the rear to facilitate positioning using the Easy Off Sock Aid (see separate entry) or a reacher or other grasping aid. The user places the Easy On Sock Aid on the lap or between the thighs, places the toe of the sock in the middle of the half cylinde
The Easy Sock Aid is designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or who have difficulty bending or reaching. This aid has two long loop handles attached to a flexible plastic core which is covered with terry cloth to prevent slipping and lined with nylon to reduce friction. The sock is pulled over the aid and then the user slides the foot in; pulling on the loop handles pulls the sock onto the foot. The handles are 28.5 inches long.
The Economy Hip/Knee Kit includes five products designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and mobility disabilities following hip or knee replacement surgery. The kit includes a reacher, shoe horn, sock aid with cords and built-up foam handle, dressing stick and a contoured bath sponge. These devices are designed to help users avoid bending, standing or turning at the hip when bathing, dressing and performing other activities in the home. The kit comes in a plastic bag. DIMENSIONS: Th
The Economy Plastic Sock and Stocking Aid, model 2084, is a sock and stocking aid designed for use by individuals who have difficulty bending. This device is made of soft plastic that can be bent into the shape of a tube and placed into a sock or stocking. The user can then insert his or her foot into the tube using the long webbing straps or cords for pulling onto foot. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 9.5 x 8 inches. The cords are 30 inches long.
The Etac Folding Stocking Aid, model 2082, is a stocking aid designed for use by individuals who have arthritis or difficulty bending. This lightweight folding aid is designed for use with long or short stockings, slippers or socks. The user slips the sock or stocking over the fabric frame, inserting the foot while using both hands to pull the cord handle to raise the stocking.
The EZ Mornings Tool Pak features made-to-last dressing aids specially designed for those with Arthritis, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or those recovering from surgery. The EZ Mornings Tool Pak includes:
1. Button-hook/zipper-pull tool for dressing without hurting finger joints.
2. 18-inch stainless steel shoehorn that allows the user to put on shoes without bending down.
3. Pull-cord sock aid for putting on socks without strain.
4. 3 pairs of no-tie shoe
The EZ-STIX is a sock aid designed to assist individuals who have difficulty bending to put socks. It is designed to be used with EZ SOX socks (see separate entries) that have two reinforced pull loops extending from the top of each sock. The EZ Stix consists of two metal shafts, each of which has a hook at the end. The user grabs a shaft in each hand, puts each hook in one of the sock loops, places his or her toes in the opening of the sock, and pulls the sock up over the foot and lower leg. Ea
The Maddak Ezy Sock Helper for Caregiver is a sock and stocking aid designed for use by the caregivers of individuals who have difficulty bending. Constructed of plastic-coated steel, this aid has a column over which socks or hose are stretched. Once the sock is on the frame, the caregiver inserts the individual's toes and pulls up on the side handles until the sock is properly positioned. COLOR: Black.
The Flex-on Sock and Stocking Aid, model PC F73848, is designed to assist people with mobility disabilities or who have difficulty bending or stretching in donning socks and stockings. The device consists of a contoured plastic shell with a cloth loop handle. Hook-and-loop fasteners and garters are affixed to the shell. The fasteners or garters are used to hold the sock or stocking in place and by lining up the shell with the foot and pulling up on the loop handle, the sock or stocking is guid
The Flexible Sock and Stocking Aid, model 2087, is designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility, or back disabilities. This flexible plastic aid is lined with nylon to reduce friction and covered with terry cloth to hold the sock or stocking in position until it is on the foot. The user silps the sock over the aid, inserts the foot, and pulls on the looped straps to pull the sock on. COLOR: Blue nylon lining and beige terry cloth cover.
The Folding Stocking Aid is designed for use by individuals who have difficulty bending. To use, the side wings are folded to the center of the device and the device is inserted in the sock and the user slides the foot in. Pulling on the wide web strap pulls the sock on. The pointed tip can be used a shoe horn. The device opens flat for storage.
Formed Sock Starters are sock aids designed to assist people with difficulty in bending to don socks. Both models are shaped from semi-rigid plastic. The deluxe model 30008 includes a tubular pull handle over polypropylene webbing and garter hooks to assist with holding. The standard model 30007 has a cord pull handle. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants these products against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the date of purchase.
The Hip Kit III, model 665-321, is a long-handled sponge, long-handled shoe horn, dressing stick, sock aid, and a reacher designed for use by individuals with reduced reaching capabilities, including individuals with upper extremity, hip replacement, mobility disabilities. The set includes a standard Handi-Reacher; a round, long-handled sponge; a dressing stick; a Sock Notch; and a long-handled shoe horn. DIMENSIONS: The Handi-Reacher is 24 inches long. The dressing stick is 26 inches long, and
The Homecraft Stocking Aid is a sock or stocking aid designed to help individuals with arthritis, mobility disabilities or hip replacement put on socks or stockings. Model AA4650 is contoured and model AA4652 has side notches to help secure the sock. Both models are made of flexible plastic and have a cloth strap fed through holes to create an end to hold in each hand.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Sock aid designed for a person who could not reach her feet and had use of one hand only. Instructions for a simple sock aid made with a round cardboard carton ( i.e. oatmeal) cut in half lengthwise and with both ends off, tapered on one end and with a length of string tied to the other end to make a loop to pull. The sock is slipped on the tapered end and the aid is dropped on the floor where the foot can be slipped in, and the string pulled. Includes
The Mailhawk is a reacher designed to minimize the risks of painful rupture and serious back damage from daily stretching and straining. The Mailhawk may be used as a high shelf reacher, for retrieving fallen objects, putting on and removing socks and stockings, or for professional use by rural mail carriers and newspaper route carriers. The reacher has a long wooden handle with aluminum jaws. The jaws are covered with plastic tips and are tapered at the ends to grasp small objects. Springs open
The Medtronic Covidien Kendall Open Toe Knee Length TED Anti-Embolism Stockings is designed to reduce venous stasis below the knee when thigh length styles are medically contraindicated. Inlay circumferential knit helps to provide one-way horizontal stretch and defined heel pocket ensures correct placement, preventing slippage. The clinically-proven graduated compression pattern helps ensure optimum blood flow velocity.
The Molded Sock Aid is a sock and stocking aid designed for use by individuals with arthritis or lower extremity disabilities. The device consists of a flexible plastic trough that fits around the foot and two attached cords. The user places the device in the sock, slides the foot through, and pulls the two cord handles to bring the sock or stocking up over the foot. The cord handles can be cut or looped to adjust length. DIMENSIONS: 230 millimeters long with cord handles that are 33 inches (mod
The Molded Sock and Stocking Aid is designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities and those who have difficulty bending. The sock is pulled over the curved, molded plastic unit and the user slides the foot in; pulling on the long, soft cord handle pulls the sock on over foot and leg.
The Norco English Pantyhose Aid, model NC28662, is a stocking aid designed to assist people with difficulty in bending to don pantyhose and tights. The double stocking troughs are formed of lightweight, flexible plastic and feature side indentations to hold socks in place. The unit includes a 32-inch long cotton strap that can be adjusted by cutting or knotting into a shorter loop.
The Norco English Sock Aid, model NC28661, is designed to assist people with difficulty in bending to don socks. The sock trough is formed of lightweight, flexible plastic and features side indentations to hold socks in place. The unit includes a 32-inch long cotton strap that can be adjusted by cutting or knotting into a shorter loop.
The Molded Sock Aid, models NC26600 & NC26602, is designed to assist people with difficulty in bending to don socks. The trough is shaped from semi-flexible plastic and can be adjusted using a heat gun. The NC26600 model comes with a cord handle and can be used with one or two hands. The NC26602 comes with two cord handles and features soft foam grips. DIMENSIONS: The cord handle is 33 inches long and can be cut to adjust length.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aids in the ability to dress for those who cannot bend or have stiff joints. Two hangers, duct tape and a metal pole make up this device. COMMENTS: Designed originally for a man with a constricting knee cast, the Pants, Sock, Shoe Dressing Aid was created to help those who cannot bend, or have a hard time putting on their clothes. The device allows them to do so independently.
The Pantyhose Aid, model DA-5305, is a stocking aid designed to help women with arthritis or difficulty bending or reaching to put on pantyhose. The user slides the foot through and pulls the two straps to bring the pantyhose up over the foot. The device has a flexible plastic trough that can be bent as necessary to fit any size stocking. DIMENSIONS: 220 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 95 grams.
The Pantyhose Aid, model F73853, is designed to assist individuals to put on pantyhose without bending over excessively. The device consists of three cloth pulling straps that attach to the hose by garter clips. Two flexible plastic sheets hold the pantyhose open as they are pulled over the feet. After guiding the pantyhose onto the feet, the plastic sheets are slipped out and the pantyhose is pulled on the rest of the way by straps.
The Sammons Preston Complete Hip Replacement Kit With Reacher is designed for use by individuals who have had a hip and knee replacement or who have mobility disabilities. The kit features eight household necessities for clients recovering from hip surgery and includes a plastic bag.
The Sammons Preston Deluxe Hip and Knee Equipment Package is designed to allow those with limited mobility to function more independently during daily tasks. Each kit includes the following: SPR 26 inch or 32 inch Reacher, Flexible Sock and Stocking Aid, 24 inch E-Z Slide Shoehorn and 27 inch Ergonomic Handle Sponge, Contour.
The Shoe In is a shoe aid and sock aid designed for individuals with arthritis or lower extremity or mobility disabilities. This product assists people to put on shoes and socks. COLOR: White.
The Slip-On Dressing Aid, model F73839, is a long handled aid designed to assist wheelchair users and persons with back problems or arthritis to don stockings, socks, underwear, shorts and slacks. The device consists of a pair of curved plastic rods which rock against each other along a section of intermeshing teeth molded into their inner surfaces. Each rod has a pad of Velcro hook material at one end to hold onto an article of clothing. By squeezing the other ends of the rod together, the rods
The Sock Aid, DA-5304, is a device for pulling up socks or stockings, designed for use by individuals with arthritis or lower extremity disabilities. The device has a plastic trough that can be bent to fit any size sock or stocking, and indentations hold the sock securely, after the sock is pulled up. The long cotton straps can be adjusted by cutting or knotting. DIMENSIONS: 235 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 48 grams.
The Sock Aid, model F73841, is a dressing aid designed to assist individuals who have trouble bending over to put on socks or stockings. The device consists of a thin plastic sheet shaped to roll into a sock or stocking and to keep it open for the foot to enter. Cloth straps attached to the upper end allow the user to pull the sock on.
The Sock Aids, models A75420 and 7545, are dressing aids designed to assists people with physical disabilities in donning socks and stockings. The user pulls the sock over the form, inserts the foot into the form and pulls the loop handle to bring the sock up over the foot. Made of flexible plastic Model A754-20 has a braided cord handle and is designed for short socks, and model A7545 is a wide midel designed to accommodate large or swollen feet and is equipped with a braided cord handle. COLO
The Sock Aid Sticks are sock aids and stocking aids designed for use by people with physical disabilities. Both models have plastic- coated wood shafts and garter hooks at one end. The deluxe model, Model 3022, also has a push/pull hook at the opposite end and adjustable circular hand washers for easier gripping. DIMENSIONS: Both models are 5/8 inch in diameter and 34 inches long. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants these products against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the
The Sock Aid, model 2086, is a pre-formed, molded sock aid designed to assist people with lower extremity disabilities or who have difficulty bending in donning and removing socks. The sock is slipped over the molded guide and then the foot is slipped in. Pulling up on the webbed handle draws the sock over the heel and over the calf. Once the sock is pulled up, the guide pulls out. A pad on the outside of the guide helps keep the sock in position and the attached garters provide added security w
The Sock Helper, DA-5306, is a sock and pantyhose aid designed for use by individuals with arthritis or lower extrmity disabilities. The device consists of a metal frame with handles. The sock is stretched over the frame and the foot placed into the sock using the handles for positioning. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 345 x 205 x 175 millimeters. WEIGHT: 1 kilogram.
The Sock Helper Mobility Aid is a prototype designed for individuals with arthritis or lower extremity or mobility disabilities. The design incorporates a non-printed pole to lift and drop the 'Sock Helper'. This pole should be cut to around 60 centimeters and can be made from a 20 millimeter (3/4 inch) PVC tube or a similar sized dowel or broom stick. The pole then inserts into the base where there is a hole to secure it with a screw. There are two tabs on the end of the channel that are used t
Long handled stocking aid has aluminum arms and rubber handles and grips. DIMENSIONS: Length is 23 inches. WEIGHT: Less than 1 pound.
The Sock Notch, models A754200, A754300, & A7546, is a sock aid, designed for use by individuals with arthritis and mobility disabilities with use of one hand. Model A754200 has a cord handle and is designed for use with shorter socks. Model A743-300 has attached garters to aid in pulling on longer, over-the-calf socks or stockings and a webbing handle. Model A7543-6 is a wide-style aid for individuals with large or swollen feet. The flexible plastic form of the wide model has a flat design
The Soft Sock Starter, models 30001 and 30010, is a folding stocking aid designed to assist people with difficulty bending or other physical disabilities in the donning of socks or stockings. The user bends the soft, flexible, translucent plastic form into a tube shape, slips the sock over it, inserts the foot, and pulls the rope handle to draw the sock over the foot. Both models have a foam rubber pad on the underside to hold the sock in place. Model 30010 includes reinforcing grommets where th
The Stocking Aid, model H73849, is designed to assist individuals who cannot bend over or raise their legs to put on hosiery. The device consists of a shaped plastic sheet to keep the stocking open, and two garter clips attached to cloth straps. When the foot is placed into the stocking, the plastic is withdrawn and the stocking pulled up by the straps.
The Total Hip Kit is designed for use by individuals who have had a hip replacement. The kit includes a Tall-Ette elevated toilet seat (see also separate entry), a long-handled sponge for bathing, a long-handled shoe horn, a sock aid to assist in putting on socks without bending, and a reacher with a pistol grip and a single claw gripper. The kit is packed in a sturdy cardboard carrying box and includes instructions forthe use of each item. The kit is also available without the toilet seat.
The Universal No-Bend Stocking and Sock Aid is a sock and stocking aid designed for use by individuals with arthritis, back problems or lower extremity or mobility disabilities. Intended to facilitate donning socks or stockings, this plastic sock aid is constructed with round edges to prevent snags and features built-in hinges and easy glide strips that help the foot slide into a sock or stocking. The user slips the sock or stocking over the aid, inserts the foot, and pulls on the looped straps