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What are Built Up Utensils?

Built up Utensils provide a variety of ergonomic gripping positions for a wide range of utensils used for dining and drinking. Built-up handles, as the name suggests, are built up with a material to increase the surface area of the handle which in turn provides greater grip over the adaptive dining aid. They are designed in a way that allows them to be angled or positioned in a variety of directions.

Built-up handled utensils have soft, built-up foam handles that spread the fingers so that they don't completely close around the utensil. Holding the utensil in such a position reduces the stress on the joints and allow the user to grasp it more easily.

Benefits of Built Up Utensils

  • Enhances the ability of individuals with limited arm strength to perform daily tasks independently.
  • Adjustable and movable design contributes to improved mobility and adaptability.
  • Adjustable features allow for a personalized fit, ensuring optimal support and comfort.
  • Aids individuals in the rehabilitation process by providing support during recovery from injuries or surgeries.
  • Minimizes the effort required for tasks, reducing fatigue, especially for those with muscle weakness.
  • Applicable in various settings, including home, work, and rehabilitation facilities.
  • Promotes independence and engagement in daily activities, contributing to an improved overall quality of life.
  • Reduces physical strain on caregivers, making caregiving more efficient and manageable.

Why does one need Built Up Utensils?

Built up Utensils are adaptive dining aids designed for people who have limited grasp or face difficulties in supination. A wide range of conditions can cause these symptoms. They include:

What are the Benefits of Built-Up Handles?

Built-up handle dining aids are specially designed to decrease discomfort while dining. They are equipped with a number of features and have several benefits. They include:

  • Provide Independent Eating: The main feature of built up Utensils is that they decrease a person’s dependency on other for dining. They ease lifting a spoon, fork or knife and hence make dining a safer and easier experience.
  • Multi-purpose: Some built-in handles on Rehab Store, can be detached from the utensil when needed to be attached to another utensil for other operations. One can also use these built up Utensils for brushes, spatulas, and pens.
  • Ergonomic and comfortable
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Reduces pain and cramps
  • Latex Free

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Where to buy Built-Up Handles for Arthritis online?

At Rehab Store, we have a wide range of utensils designed with high quality built-up handles to help reduce the discomfort while dining and enhance the user’s experience.

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