DIY Adapted Nail Device
An Adapted Nail Device can be a do-it-yourself project to assist individuals with arthritis, upper extremity, mobility, fine motor, or grasping disabilities in clipping their own fingernails. Some individuals may have difficulty clipping their fingernails because they lack the strength or coordination to use clippers. Because commercial devices vary in effectiveness depending on the individual, building an adapted nail device with an enlarged lever handle may provide a solution for many users. I
Etac Beauty Extra-Long Handle Groominng Kit
The Etac BEAUTY Extra-Long Handled Grooming Kit is a comb, hair brush, and nail file set with extended, built-up handles designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. Each product has a unique shape that makes reaching easier. The handles are oval and have a rough surface to provide a secure grip. The comb and brush are each curved to follow the shape of the head. The nail file holder/multipurpose grip rests securely in the whole hand and the disposable file is d
Etac Beauty Long Handle Groominng Kit
The Etac BEAUTY Long Handled Grooming Kit is a comb, hair brush, and nail file set with extended, built-up handles designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. Each product has a unique shape that makes reaching easier. The handles are oval and have a rough surface to provide a secure grip. The comb and brush are each curved to follow the shape of the head. The nail file holder/ multi-purpose grip rests securely in the whole hand and the disposable file is desig
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: One hand fingernail file with a nonslip base. Instructions are provided to make a fingernail file using a small board of wood with a curved top. Top with an emery board or fine sandpaper. A dowel with a pointed end can be placed at an angle from the base to use to clean under fingernails. Foam rubber base to prevent slipping. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Simple Woodworking. AUTHOR: Occupational Therapy Service. TITLE: REF: Resource Sheet: Institu
Multipurpose Beauty Grip
This Multipurpose Beauty grip is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor skills or grasping due to arthritis or stroke. It is a versatile piece of personal grooming equipment that offers the user a range of different functionalities. The soft rubber handle has been designed to fit comfortably in the hand and is ideal for those with limited mobility or grasping difficulties. The Multipurpose Beauty Grip can primarily be used as a nail file but when turned over to its wider end it
Nail Care Combination Set
The Nail File and Clipper Combination set features a weighted design for those who can't grasp or use small hand-held implements.
Pedi-Unique Long-Reach Pedicure Set (Model X1731)
The Pedi-Unique Long-Reach Pedicure Set, model X1731, is a powered nail brush and file set designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility, or back disabilities or arthritis. This powered unit has a pistol grip with a squeeze trigger attached to a long rod which accommodates eight nail care attachments. A LED light aids with visibility. POWER: Uses batteries (included). COLOR: White.
PediPocket is a powered nail file system designed for use by individuals with fine motor and grasping disabilities. This system includes a motorized base and four saphire filing attachments to enable shortening and polishing of nails without vibration. Two attachments shape and trim nails, one is designed for use in hard-to-reach areas, and the fourth one buffs nails. A travelling case is included with the set. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (not included).
PETA Table Top Finger Nail Clipper
PETA Easi-Grip Table Top Finger Nail Clipper has been designed to assist those with limited hand functionality to cut finger nails. Mounted on a plastic base with non-slip feet for stability. The nail clipper also benefits from a wide molded pad with a soft-feel finish to give greater comfort and excellent leverage. These stainless steel clippers incorporate a curved edge and a nail file. Recommended for: weak grip, poor hand control, tremor, and one-handed.
Suction Emery Board (Model Sw4405)
The Suction Emery Board, model SW4405, is a nail file designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or other upper extremity disabilities. One large suction cup on the back of the board secures it to smooth surfaces and keeps it level while in use. The surface is covered with two grades of emery so nails to be filed simply by moving the finger nails over the board. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 3.5 x 2.25 inches.