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 Many conditions like fractures, paralysis, or permanent disability can leave a person with only one hand to use. Such situations make it difficult to do activities which other people perceive as easy routine tasks. One-handed products are especially designed for people who can use only one hand. With the help of these one handed assistive devices, users can perform their routine tasks without any assistance. Most of them can be used by both left and right hands.

Conditions That Lead to One Handed Use?

There are a wide range of conditions that affect the hands and can render one hand useless for a temporary or permanent period. Injuries too might force a person to use only one hand for a time being.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Finger Conditions such as mallet finger, trigger finger, skier’s thumb, nail injuries, etc.
  • Arthritis
  • Fractures or Dislocations
  • Tendon conditions such as bursitis, tendinitis, etc.
  • Ulnar Nerve Conditions
  • Cysts or Tumors in the Hands

Types of One Handed Aids

  • Dressing and Grooming Aids - Dressing and grooming aids like dressing sticks, zipper pulls, shoehorns, bathing sponges, etc. make it easy for users to dress and groom themselves with one hand. Their unique design only requires a single hand to perform a task and adds to user independence.
  • Meal Preparation Aids - Kitchen tools for one handed people like non-slip mats, cutting aids, chopping boards, etc. make meal preparation easy. Non-slip mats prevent slipping of utensils, cutting aids like rocker knives make it possible to cut vegetables with one hand, and chopping boards give a non-slip platform to chop vegetables.
  • Eating and Drinking Utensils - Eating aids like adaptive dishes have a low front and a high back. The high back edge helps in scooping food onto a utensil without spilling. Their round, non-skid feet grip tabletops and prevent them from sliding. Adaptive utensils allow for easy eating.
  • Daily Household Aids – For number of activities or chores in the house one might require assistance in the form of household aids. Gripping aids such as bottle openers and door knob aids & daily living accessories such as adaptive nail clippers, adaptive scissors, etc. are some of the common household aids.

Where to Buy One Handed Aids Online?

At HPFY, we offer a wide range of products for one handed people from top-selling manufacturers like North Coast Medical, Patterson, Medline, Complete Medical, and many more at attractive prices.