Arm Support for Garden Tool
Adapted Long Handled Garden Tools.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Long handled tools are easier to use if the forearm is secured to the handle. A leather cuff is attached to the shaft of the tool and has velcro straps to secure the forearm. A wooden scythe handle is attached to the shaft with a hose clamp just below the cuff to grasp with hand. Includes materials list and drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly, Sewing. AUTHOR: Ocone, L, Thabault, G, editors. TITLE: Tools & Techniques for Easier Gardening. REF: Monog
Easi Grip Weeder
The Easi Grip Weeder garden tool has a specially angled ergonomic handle making it comfortable to use. By keeping a user's hand and wrist at a natural angle, it helps eliminate the strains and blisters that can be caused by conventional style garden tools.
Easi Grip™ Garden Arm Support Cuff
The Easi Grip™ Garden Arm Support Cuff is designed for users with amputation, arthritis, who have suffered a stroke, or other arm limitations. The device allows the strength of the forearm and upper arm to be used, decreasing strain on the wrist and fingers. This adapted gardening support plugs into any of the Peta Easi-Grip Garden Tools and Peta Easi-Grip Long Reach Garden Tools. The support also works with the Peta Add-On Handles to adapt standard tools for people with decreased hand strength.
Full Arm Cuff.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Full arm cuff, with two straps below and one above the elbow, with two tool handle pockets to facilitate holding a long handled garden tool. Instructions for constructing a full arm cuff of canvas webbing, three 2-inch metal rectangular rings, loop and hook velcro, leather or vinyl scraps and cord or shoelace. Lists materials and suggestions places to buy them. Includes diagram and drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: Beems, J TITLE: Adaptive Gard
The RoboHandle® is a handle extender for use by adults with carpal tunnel syndrome or other repetitive motion injuries, disabilities of the wrist or hand, or limited range of motion. The RoboHandle® attaches to a broom or rake type handle to help absorb the torque which reduces the potential for operator injury to arm, wrist, or hand.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Wrist holder for small hand tools. Standard wrist splints can be adapted to hold small hand held garden tools. The wrist splints are secured with velcro. Includes drawing of sample application. AUTHOR: Ocone, L, Thabault, G, editors. TITLE: Tools & Techniques for Easier Gardening. REF: Monograph: Gardens For All, 180 Flynn Ave., Burlington, VT 05401: p 35. PAGES (including cover):1 1984.