Fatigue

 

One-handed folding perching stool and walking stick

Stool open Stool closed In use as a walking stick … … and as a stool The client uses two walking sticks to get around and needs to have a light weight folding seat available, that can be opened and closed with one hand, for when she gets tired. An aluminium walking stick was bought […]

Hydraulic computer table

Nathan has severe muscle pain and muscle imbalances. He can only sit at his computer for a short time before fatigue forces him to stop. After a number of fixed geometric solutions had been tested, and after consultation with the occupational therapist, it was decided to design a table that could be easily raised, lowered […]

Computer aid

The client has very poor control of her hands and uses a pencil to press the keys of her computer. Her hand tends to drag over and activate keys not required. A wooden support on small casters was made so that the client’s hand could rest on the base board. A large work surface is […]

Artist’s motorised easel

This wheelchair using artist with restricted movement of hands wished to be more independent. A 12V battery was used to drive the ex-windscreen wiper and window winder motors for up/down movement and rotation.  The counterbalanced easel can be raised, lowered and/or rotated by two large rocker switches located alongside the artist.  Very little manual effort […]