Dr. Joseph's Universal ADL Accessories are a footbrush, inspection mirror, dressing hook, leg lifter, and shoe horn designed for use by individuals with diabetes and mobility disabilities or arthritis. Designed to provide hygiene, inspection, and care of the lower leg, ankle, and foot, the components are available individually to enable the user to select only those items that are needed. Available components include the universal long handle only, the universal handle with footbrush, a packag
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual to uses a wheelchair to lift his/her feet onto the footplates. Create a large loop at the end of a length of parachute cord (available at hardware stores). Place the loop around the foot and use the remaining cord to pull the foot onto the footplate. The cord is lightweight and can be conveniently carried along. MATERIALS: Parachute cord. AUTHOR: Labbe, A. TITLE: Quest Extra: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. WEB SITE: http://www.mda.or
The Large Leg Lifter Pillow is an orthopedic foam wedge pillow designed for those with lower back pain to provide comfortable knee positioning to gently ease stress on the lower back. This pillow helps to maintain proper pelvic positioning to help decrease low back pressure and pain. The Large Leg Lifter Pillow comfortably lifts the knees, which aids circulation and increases comfort after a back injury or surgery. This pillow can be positioned under the knees or behind the back for comfortable
The Leg Lifter, model DA-5150, is a transfer aid designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device has a wrist loop at one end and a larger loop for the foot at the other. It extends the user's reach to assist in lifting legs onto or off a wheelchair or bed. DIMENSIONS: 41 inches long. WEIGHT: 87 grams.
The Leg Loop Leg Lift is a transfer aid designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities. Constructed of nylon webbing, this device has a foot support that stays open until the Leg Lift strap is pulled. The foot loop support conforms to the shape of the foot for a secure, comfortable grip during transfer onto a wheelchair, footrest, bed, or into an automobile. DIMENSIONS: The leg lifter is 41 inches long and the webbing is one inch wide.
The Leg Wrap Position Aid is designed for individuals with motor or sensory impairments such as hemiplegia, paraplegia, hemiparesis and paraparesis who have limited or no use of their leg(s). The Leg Wrap attaches to the user in three places to assist in repositioning the leg and transferring to/from a bed, chair, sofa, wheelchair, toilet seat, etc. Upper and lower handles allow for more controlled movement and reduce bruising and injury caused by grabbing and dropping the legs. Handles also el
The Leglifter is a leg lifter designed to aid people with lower extremity disabilities to lift their legs from a bedside sitting position onto a bed. The Leglifter has three components - an Airflo compressor, a remote control that connects to the compressor; and a large inflatable pillow that fastens on the right or left side of the bed frame underneath the mattress. The inflatable portion connects to the compressor with an air hose. The user sits on the side of the bed with his or her feet on o
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Strap attached to a long-leg cast to allow the patient to easily maneuver the cast. Strap made of 1 inch cotton webbing as long as the cast plus enough for a loop, fastened with small rivets, around the foot and another at the top to fit in the patient's hand. Four inch strips of a fastener such as Velcro are attached to the bottom of the foot and the top front of the cast with 5 inch strips of plaster; and to appropriate places on the loops of the str
The Norco Leg Lifter Assist, model NC94301, is a leg lifter and leg positioning aid designed for use by people with physical disabilities. The device consists of an aluminum rod and foothold covered with webbing. A hand loop is located at one end and a larger foot loop at the other. The lifter is covered with 1-inch wide, soft nylon webbing. The 10-inch loop foothold is bendable. DIMENSIONS: The rod is 22 inches long. The total length including hand strap is 42.5 inches.
The Rigid Leg Lifter, models AA8621 and AA8623, are designed to enable individulas with spinal cord injury and lower extremity disabilities to reposition their legs. Made of reinforced webbing around a rigid yet adjustable metal rod in the center and foot sections, the devices have wrist loops and a foot loops. The wrist loop is flexible webbing for comfort and the foot loop can be bent to accommodate a foot or a cast. DIMENSIONS: Model AA8621 is 41 inches long and model AA8623 is 34.5 inches lo
The Sammons Preston Soft Flexible Leg Lifter, model AA8619, is designed to enable individulas with spinal cord injury and lower extremity disabilities to reposition their legs. Made of soft webbing with a semi-rigid center, the device has a wrist loop and a foot loop. DIMENSIONS: 34 inches long.
The Sciatic Nerve Pain Relief Knee Pillow is an orthopedic foam wedge pillow designed for users with lower back pain, arthritis, headaches/migraines, post-knee replacement surgery, injuries, bursitis, sciatica, or postural problems. It is designed to ease back, leg, knee, ankle and hip joint pain by providing proper spinal alignment and reducing pressure while sleeping. The user inserts the bolster between your knees and sleep on the side most comfortable. The pillow is designed to improve circu
The Stretch Out Strap is an exercise band designed for use by individuals with arthritis, mobility disaabilities, neurological disabilities, and other physical disabilities. This exercise strap is double stitched in a series of loops for the hands and feet to enable the user to stretch independently and progressively. The device can also serve as a rope ladder or a leg lifter. The Strap is available alone or with an exercise videotape demonstrating 28 stretches for different areas of the body.