The Arm Anchor, models K811, K812, K813 & K814, is an arm positioner designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. Available for the right or left arm, this device features a supportive pad and straps that position the forearm, while the suction cup secures the unit to any location on the flat surface of a tray or table and are re-positionable for optimal forearm placement. The Arm Anchor stabilizes the arm of the user, increasing fu
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: An arm glider was to assist individuals with limited upper extremity strength to perform writing and other motor tasks.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: This is an instruction on how to make an assistive dining device for people with limited or no arm strength (such as Muscular Dystrophy or ALS) but still have hand movement. The assistive device (Schleeder) is designed to work with spoon and bowl. The instruction is created for occupational Therapist or those whose loved one may be benefited from this device.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To prevent bending at the elbow. It can be used to keep the arms straight while putting weight through hands during activities such as sitting or lying over a therapy wedge. It can also be used to keep a child from bending their elbows to prevent further damage to a surgery site.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adjustable-angle frame to elevate the hand and arm from a sitting or lying position, intended to prevent edema in the hand. Lists materials and provides photographs and a diagram illustrating construction of the elevation board, which is made of wood with foam and vinyl padding. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Ahuja, M TITLE: Elevation Board JOURNAL: American Journal of Occupational Therapy REF: Vol 36 no 8, Aug 1982: p 534-536 PAGES (including c
The 45 Degree Total Arm Elevator is an arm positioner designed to abduct the arm and maintain a 45 degree elevation to aid in edema prevention. This positioner can be used for postoperative mastectomy patients or as an abductor for burn patients. The device consists of a foam wedge with a contoured cavity to keep the arm securely in place. For situations where bed width is limited, the elevator is also available in a narrow version. A vinyl cover is available; contact manufacturer for pricing in
The Penta Pillow is a body positioner designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities. This pillow has five sections, each filled with polyester and covered with cotton/polyester ticking, to form a trough to elevate and protect the arm, leg, or shoulder. This machine-washable pillow can also be used as a wedge to prevent rolling out of bed, to elevate bedding off the feet, or to provide abdominal support for pregnant women. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 20 x 8 inches. WEIGHT: 1.13
The Rolyan Functional Foam Arm Elevator, models A1863 and A1864, are arm positioners designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These anatomically correct foam supports combines a splint and an elevating support in one unit to help reduce edema. The hand is positioned in a resting position, with the wrist at 30 degrees and the metacarpal phalangeals (MCPs) at 60 degrees flexion and the interphalangeals slightly flexed. The forearm is positioned in mild suppination and the
The Sammons Preston Elevating Arm Tray Kit is an arm trough and arm posiiitioner designed for use by wheelchair users who must keep one arm elevated. The tray straps to right or left standard or desk-length wheelchair arms with Velcro and includes a washable foam insert contoured to keep the users arm in the proper position. The unit can be cut to the desired length. OPTIONS: An extra pair of foam elevating inserts ($18.95). DIMENSIONS (LxW): 22 x 4.5 inches. COLOR: The foam is light beige.
SOFT WRAP is an arm positioner designed for use with children with brain injury, cerebral palsy, or other upper extremity disabilities where rehabilitation of an affected arm is required. This soft wrap is intended for use during therapy to restrain the stronger arm, causing the child to use the arm being rehabilitated. This soft, comfortable wrap fits around the entire torso and features a pocket which holds the entire arm; a wide Velcro strip secures the wrap and permits adjustability.
Sta-On-Pads are adjustable foam positioning cushions for the legs, knees, ankles, arms, chest and back. The adjustable fire retardant foam pad with a washable cotton cover is attached to wide strap by a velcro patch. The strap is positioned around needed area and fastened with a Velcro closure. SIZES: One size fits all. DIMENSIONS: Pad-101, large for legs is 12 x 6 x 2 inches. Pad-102, small for arm/ankle is 8 x 4.5 x 2 inches. Pad-104, large for chest/back is 12 x 6 x 2 inches.
The Upper Limb Positioner is an arm positioner designed to support the upper arm. The foam positioner features a sloped groove for stability and comfort.