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Spring loaded pole forms removable supports; convalescing patients get safety rails at home without the expense of permanent installation.

Design News

Author: Lynch, T. P.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1991


Sturdy-Grip is a modular system of removable supports for patients convalescing at home. It is a mechanically simple device that can be installed by non-professionals and is easy to install and remove. It does more than simply replace conventional grab bars and hand rails, for example, stroke victims sometimes lose the use of one side of their bodies. SturdyGrip can be easily configured for such a patient's special needs.

Further Details

Pages: 84-85
Volume: 47
Issue: 9
Accession Number: 3.6.03
Keywords: assistive device, mobility, rail, design
Reads: 150