The client suffers from sudden fits and is worried about inadvertently letting go of her pushchair and it running away. An additional braking system was made such that should the client let go of the handle bar, the brakes are applied automatically.
First time mum found it difficult to change a dirty nappy with limited use of her right hand. Her wriggly baby was forever putting his foot in the wrong place!
A client with motor neurone disease has “dropped head syndrome” meaning his neck muscles have insufficient strength to keep his head upright. The usual solution to this problem is to use a neck brace, but Chris found this solution very uncomfortable. Remap made him a light weight and discreet aid.
Modify a paintbrush so it can be fitted to a head band
Remapni recently had an enquiry from a physiotherapist in a special school. Sheila has a pupil who wants to use a static exercise bike. The problem is that it is a little big for him, and his feet tend to turn outwards. This causes his heels to catch on the cranks. There are straps on […]
The client had trouble controlling the joystick of his wheelchair because of a severe tremor in his forearm. He was supplied with a wristband containing a flat rare earth magnet, and a small steel plate was attached to the arm of is wheelchair. The effect was to hold his wrist against the arm with sufficient […]
Harness in use Load-bearing harness The two harnesses combined The original request for a child seat was found not to comply with mobility scooter regulations. It was agreed to make a harness to hold the child on the mother’s lap because it was felt that if a papoose-type arrangement is used by pedestrians, it could […]
Due to deterioration of hand muscles, this client would lose his grip on the handle after a short period of time. A Velcro strap was fixed at one end to the walking frame and walking crutch to enable the client to loosely secure his hand to the handle. The client is confident that if he […]
A girl with cerebral palsy who could not walk unaided, needed her bicycle with stabilisers made safer before she could ride it. The seat pin was modified to carry a new saddle, a height adjustable pelvic support and waist belt together held the child securely whilst a height adjustable handle was made for the attending […]
A child with cerebral palsy had difficulty keeping his feet on the pedals of a bicycle (specially stabilised with large outrigger wheels). Racing cycle toe-clips were fitted to a block of wood which was attached to the pedals, giving support to the ball and instep of the foot by extending the pedal. Straps were fitted […]
The client has Parkinson’s disease and cannot remain upright when sitting in the passenger seat of a car. A second seat belt was added to retain the client in his seat. The first belt went around the seat back to act as a fixing and location for the second. The second fits around the client’s […]
The client has a dislocated shoulder. She has difficulty moving her child’s buggy up and down hills because of the use of only one hand. A ‘U’ shaped arm aid is designed to attach to buggy using clamping support bolts and also attached to client’s waist belt. She now has control of the buggy over […]