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Puttycise® Theraputty® tool - Key Turn

by FAB900
Original price
€17.00

€13.82 ex. VAT

Puttycise® is great for use with Theraputty® to increase function and versatility.

The key turn is meant to simulate turning a key, holding onto a paper folder, throwing a frisbee, holding a clothespin open, and pinching someone.

Exercise Descriptions:

Standard Turn: Push base into putty, hold with thumb and fi rst two digits to produce a functional turn simulating turning a key

Lateral Pinch Turn: Push base into putty, hold with a lateral pinch to turn through putty. Combines lateral pinch with forearm rotation.

Intrinsic Plus Push: Place base onto a mound of putty, hold tool with digits in an intrinsic plus position, emphasizing straight IP joints and fl exed MP joints. Push tool into putty while maintaining the intrinsic plus position. Strengthens intrinsic muscles. Good exercise post median and/or ulnar nerve pathology.

Intrinsic Turn: Push base into putty, hold tool between any two digits to produce turning through the putty. Can perform with the IP joints in flexion and/or full extension. Strengthens intrinsic muscles.

Lateral Pinch Pull: Place one side of base into putty, use a lateral pinch grasp to pull tool through putty. Can be used to teach joint protection technique to utilize the proximal thumb instead of the thumb tip when pinching.

Intrinsic Pull: Place one side of base into putty, hold tool between any two digits, pull tool through putty. Can perform with IP joints in fl exion and/or in full extension

Made of durable plastic.

See other Puttycise® tools for additional exercises

1 x 2 x 4 inches

Theraputty sold separately here

Use under adult supervision

Product Code PUT009
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