Archive for December 11th, 2009

Quadriplegic Tips Part III

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Everybody who knew me before my accident knows that I have been a rather

”spiritual” person.

In the hospital I wasn‘t able any more to open a bottle of

hop blossom ice tea

(cold beer) due to lack of power.
My colleagues had sympathy with my situation and constructed this special opener type:


The opener is also excellently suitable as extension for Allen wrenches if the screws on the wheelchair are lose again.

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Quadriplegic Tips Part II

Friday, December 11th, 2009

That we quadriplegics are fixing key rings, tie wraps and tapes to each and everything is nothing new, but you probably haven’t seen this before ;-)

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Quadriplegic Tips Part I

Friday, December 11th, 2009

We quadriplegics almost all have difficulties with the motor function of our fingers.

With these

silicon caps

you can open bottles and jars without problems.

If you also put a non-slip mat under it the bottle can be opened with one arm almost without any power.

The caps are produced by the company Dycem and I consider them ingenious.

See short videos:



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