universal cuff

universal cuff

an adaptive device worn on the hand to hold items such as utensils, shaver, or pencil, allowing a patient with a weak grasp to participate more in self-care.

u·ni·ver·sal cuff

(yū'ni-vĕr'săl kŭf)
A device commonly used by people with spinal cord injuries who have weak-to-absent finger flexion or gross grasp. This device is adapted to hold smaller items (e.g., pencil, toothbrush, comb).

universal cuff

A device fitted around the palm of the hand to permit attachment of self-care tools when normal grasp is absent. Synonym: palmar cuff
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One popular neutral-position typing aid is the universal cuff (u-cuff).
You can fabricate a large universal cuff or modify the method you are using so it will work with a digitizer.

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