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Sport and leisure time (31 helping aids)

Adjustable grip for a spade.

Adjustable grip for a spade. The spade grip is easy to put on and remove. The grip is used in the same way as when using the arm support on a crutch. This allows the user to use the whole strength of the arm and not just the hands.

Adjustable saddle

A saddle that can be altered according to the shape of the riders body. The saddle is made of a hollow gel filled with small spheres. Once the saddle has been adjusted to shape of the rider, a vacuum is created by sucking out the air using a manual pump.

Attachment for a golf club.

An attachment you can fix to a golf club. Designed for people with short arms.

Book support "Läslustan"

It is light, comfortable, practical and foldable. Can tilt at three levels.

Customized riding saddle

A custom riding saddle for leg amputees, the saddle has two jumpers on the front side where you can attaches the femurs (stubs). That way you can sit firmly in the saddle. The saddle is made by two private individuals ideas.

Easel.

An easel for painting. Adjustable worktop with extra trays on both sides. It may be useful for wheelchair-bound people when painting or drawing.

Extra grip for a trowel.

An extra grip that can be fixed onto a normal trowel. It offers a more user-friendly grip and may make it easier for those with a weak grip when doing the gardening.

Foot-powered canoe.

A canoe that is leg-propelled. Turning is made by pedalling one pedal at a time. The feet are fixed to the pedals by using special shoes that snap into place on the pedals. By moving your feet sideways the pedals release the shoes. The seat can be adjuste

Fred 25 – accessible aluminum boat

Whether you’re a diver, fishermen, a wheelchair user or just tired of climbing up a boat, you will be surprised of the accessibility of FRED 25

Hanterbara Båtar AB is a company who builds high quality boats that can be used by EVERYONE, including persons with reduced moving capacity, and anyone who wants an easy manageable boat.

Garden stool

You can sit on this stool when you work in the garden. It is 4 boxes for storage  to the garden tools.

Height 40 cm, length 57 cm, width 26 cm.

Garden tools with extra long handles.

Garden hoe (1550 mm long), weeding hoe (1575 mm long), rake (1540 mm long), cultivator (1640 mm long), garden fork (1200 mm long), pitch fork (1250 mm long). All these garden tools have extra long handle compared to ordinary tools. The handles have been e

Hand support for a riding saddle.

Hand support at the front of the saddle plus adjustable stirrups for people with short legs.

Hand support for holding a racquet

A hand support bandage/tape may make it easier to hold a badminton or tennis racquet.

Holder for brushes, crayons, pencils etc.

Grip-friendly handle for brushes, crayons, pencils that have a thin shaft. It may be useful for people who have weak grips. It consists of two parts which are screwed together.

Long-handled lighter.

A lighter with a long handle and nozzle allows the user to stay at a safe distance from the flame when using. Particularly useful for people with short arms.

Needle threader for a sewing-machine.

Needle threader for a sewing-machine. It is fitted with a small metal part that has a barb on it. The metal part is threaded through the eye of the needle, then the thread is put into the barb, then into the needle-threader and finally the thread is pulle

Needle threader.

Automatic needle threader for sewing. It may be useful for those who find threading a needle difficult.

Outdoor hanging baskets

These height-adjustable hanging baskets, you can easily manage and watering your plants with their feet. Hoists and blocks can be purchased at stores such have boat accessories.

Playing cards

Pack of cards with large icons and card holders for those who have difficulty holding the cards in games.

Pruning shears.

Pruning shears for tidying trees and bushes. The shears are easy to use and do not require much effort. Also available in a smaller size.

Rake

Raking the garden with his foot, the rake consists of a wooden board with a ski bonding mounted on the top, required a steady shoe.

Secateurs

Teflon coated inserts, reduces friction. Cuts easily, Perfect for small and weak hands. Suitable for both right and left handed

Snap-fast clips.

Practical clip mad of strong and hardwearing plastic. The clip closes easily by pushing it into its holder, and opens with a simple push. Illustrated here being used on a dogs harness but it has many practical users.

Sowing plate.

For those who have difficulties with sowing whilst digging or holding a spade, this sowing plate with spikes on the underside may make the job easier. The positioning of the spikes allows for the seeds to grow without being too crowded.

Specially adapted lawnmower.

A special designed lawnmower for people without arms who prostheses. The lawnmower is steered by a button, which is easy to grip with prostheses. It may also be useful for people with short arms or with no arms at all.

The Heart-shaped cushion.

A good cushion to sit and relax on. The risk of sitting lopsidedly and overloading the back, neck and shoulder blades is eliminated by using this cushion. It may be of benefit to those who have pain in their coccyx, mothers with new-born babies and people

tool for picking up dog poop

Toot for picking up dog poop. Could be useful for people with short arms

ULL, the archer´s frame.

ULL, the archer´s frame. The bow is firmly fixed to a post on a base which means that the archer doesn´t need to hold the bow and can release the arrows by using one hand or arm. The frame can be adjusted to the archer´s needs and is suitable for both sea

Wheelchair cushion.

Seat cushion for a wheelchair with a convex design. It may be useful for those who have difficulties in sitting comfortably in a wheelchair.

Wrist support to help with racquet sports

A wrist support with a velcro fastening prevents getting blisters on the inside of the wrist and also acts as a support for holding the racquet. The white cushion on the inside of the wrist support offers extra protection, as illustrated.

”Fiskars” scissors

The orange scissors is pretty weak, but is perfect for sewing thread. Scissors open automatically using a spring and can lock in the closed position so that it can easily go down in boxes. If you have a bad handle, take support from a table when you cut. Rubber on the gray scissors do that they do not slip away. (”Fiskars”)

Treatment and training (9 helping aids)

Cushion for back

This anatomically designed back support cushion has been made to support your spine and help you hold good posture. The cushion is made of polyurethane and has been allergy tested. The back cushion can be used in the car, at work, in the wheelchair etc.

Gymnastic exercises for stomach, back and bottom

Gymnastic exercises with the support of a large cushion (or the edge of a bed, sofa etc.) to strengthen the stomach, back and bottom. An alternative to traditional sit-ups is to lie on the floor with your bottom against the cushion, rest your legs on it w

Pressure-relieving mattress, also available as seat cushion.

Pressure-relieving mattress for beds, or seat cushions to ease pain, numbness and stiffness in your body. Specially designed cushions are also available for the neck and back.

The Handfix clamp to hold an insulin syringes.

If you have a weak grip, only the use of one hand, or find it difficult to hold a syringe, this clamp will make it easier for you to inject yourself if you are diabetic. The Handfix clamp is screwed on tightly to the edge of a table. The syringe is then f

The Shiatsu body massage cushion

The Shiatsu massage cushion can be used on different parts of the body; neck, stomach, shoulders, back, legs etc. It might of some benefit to those who suffer with aches and strained muscles.

The Sissel insert cushion.

This cushion is designed to give you a more ergonomically correct sitting position. The cushion has a raised lip on the front edge to prevent you from sliding off. The cushion is made from moulded polyurethane. The cover is made of 100% cotton. The cushio

The Sissel insert pillow/cushion.

This pllow is designed to give you a more ergonomically correct sitting position. The pillow has a raised lip on the front edge to prevent you from sliding off. The pillow is made from moulded polyurethane. The cover is made of 100% cotton. The pillow is

The Sissel support cushion for the back.

This anatomically designed back support cushion has been made to support your spine and help you hold good posture. The cushion is made of polyurethane and has been allergy tested. The back cushion can be used in the car, at work, in the wheelchair etc.

Trunk support for use in a wheelchair.

A wheelchair trunk support is very flexible and easy to fasten onto most wheelchairs. The width and length of the support are easy to adjust. A 15 cm extension band for the trunk support can be ordered if required.