Don’t let hand weakness stop you from living your life or doing the things you love. There are products specifically designed to allow you to get the job done even if you have a limited hand function – from gardening and golfing to cooking, playing cards or using scissors.
There are also hand exercisers that can help you strengthen your hands so that you can improve the grip you have. Golfers, baseball players and other sports players benefit by having the strongest grip possible – and save the rest of us from flying baseball bats and golf clubs!
Hand weakness or limited hand function can be related to many medical conditions – the more common ones being arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, MS, Quadriplegia and various myopathies and neuropathies. See all the products below that can help you regain or keep your independence.
Products for People with Limited Hand Function
Easi-Grip Gardening Tools – The ergonomic design makes these gardening tools ideal for gardeners of all ages and abilities. Each tool has a “soft feel” non-slip, angled handle that keeps your hand and wrist in a natural position. Pain-free gardening!
See all Easi-Grip Products
Bionic Gloves – Better grips for golfers and gardeners alike. Also works as a batting glove.
Scissors – Self opening scissors are designed for people with weak hands or wrists, or anyone unable to use conventional style scissors. Don’t forget the Scissors Stand!
Kitchen Aids – Knives, jar openers and kitchen utensils that all require less strength and dexterity than conventional products. How about a Good Grips Peeler, Cheese Slicer, Kitchen Grater or Spatula!
Grooming Aids – Groom yourself with the no-slip Table Top Finger Nail Clipper, Long Handled Hair Brush, Tube Squeezer, Hand Held Shower, Terry Soap Mitt and Long Handled Under-Toe Washer
Make your own pencil and utensil grips with Grippers or Color-Coded Handle Foam
Eating Aids – See our built-up handle eating utensils. Perfect for limited hand function or a weak grip.
Dressing Aids – Get Dressed with Zipper & Button Pullers and a Foam Grip Dressing Stick and Shoehorn
Playing Card Holders – Much easier than trying to hold multiple cards in one hand.
Look around the site. There are sure to be more great products to increase your independence. Scroll through all Daily Living Aids and Personal Care
We hope you have a flexible and pain free day! And thanks for your orders. We appreciate your business.
People have a real knack for improvising when it comes to getting things done. Even when we’re weak or disabled we tend to figure out a way to get those cans open, or cut that piece of meat, or finagle those blasted peas into our mouths, even if it means having someone do it for us. We forget though, or maybe don’t even consider, that there are products designed to do nothing more than make you more independent and make your life easier.
AllegroMedical.com carries a huge – and I mean ‘hundreds and hundreds huge’ – inventory of Daily Living Aids designed to help everyone — disabled or not — get things done.
Stop struggling! Check out these nifty kitchen gadgets and eating aids. You might find a product to help you, or someone you love, make life a little easier. Ahhh. . .
New! iTouchless products – Check out these stylish, ‘kitchen-forward’ 21st century gizmos including plastic bag resealers, electronic automatic pepper mill & salt grinder, paper towel dispenser, automatic water dispenser, automatic soap dispenser, recycle bins, trash cans and more. Great gifts.
High Chair with Adjustable Arms – Sit up high while working at the kitchen counter or sink with this adjustable height chair. Weight capacity is 300 lbs.
Jar Openers – I use these all the time. We have a bunch to choose from, including the Hot Hand Protector and Jar Opener. It’s a hot pad that doubles as a jar opener. Neat, huh.
Easy-Grip Knives & Utensils – Perfect for weak hands and wrists. These lightweight, dishwasher safe tools have an ergonimcally angled handle to keep your wrist and hand in a natural position. Besides the knives, we have a grater, utensil rack, carving fork, cheese slicer, spatula and kitchen shears. Get them all!
The Rocking “T” Knife is our most popular rocker knife. It allows easy cutting for people with a weak grasp or the use of only one hand. Get the carrying case so you can take it with you when you eat out.
See more kitchen knives.
Paring Boards galore. There aren’t your everyday paring and cutting boards. Oh no. They have special doo hickies that stick up and hold your food in place so you don’t have to chase it around before you cut it. Some of them even have suction cups on the bottom (so you don’t have to chase the board too!).
Scrub brush for one handed use. It suctions to the counter so you can clean your vegetables, your dishes, your fingernails or even your dentures! Please don’t use the same one to clean everything, though. Please.
Pan Holder – Keep your pans from spinning while you stir with one hand. Folds for easy storage in your drawer.
Push/Pull Helper – If you have arthritic hands or weak hands, or short arms, or a bad back, use this nifty stick to push or pull oven racks or hot dishes. How about using it if you don’t want to get burned? That’s when I would use it.
Folding Shopping Cart – Okay, not technically a kitchen gadget, but they sell like hot cakes. Sturdy, super affordable and cool looking, you’ll whisk goods to and fro for years to come with this baby. Red or black. Get both.
The Scooper Bowls with Suction are our most popular eating aids. They stick to the table like glue and they are curved on the sides to allow you to get the food onto your fork instead of dumping it over the sides. Great for children and adults. See more scoop plates.
Cutlery – From forks to sporks, angled , built-up, left-handed or comfort-grip, we have what it takes to get the food from your plate to your mouth in the most efficient way possible. See all Eating Utensils.
Bibs – Keep your clothes clean with these mealtime protectors. Great for both the eaters and the feeders.
All eating and no drinking makes Jack a dry boy, so don’t forget your drinking aids! Drinking straws, nosey cups, spill-proof Kennedy cups, they’re all here.
Is there someone in your life that could use a little help becoming more independent in the kitchen, or at the dining table? Think about it and have fun poking around our Daily Living Aids sub-categories. There is a LOT to see.
Other than that, I hope you have a fabulous day. Thanks again for being an Allegro customer!