Tag Archives: hemiplegia

Mobility aid review: Crutcheze AirFlex forearm crutch cuff covers

A while ago, I switched from regular Crutcheze cuff pads to their newer Air Flex. The Air Flex padding is much more comfortable for me. The fabric itself is thick, so it feels like the whole cuff is cushioned; I … Continue reading

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Millennial forearm crutch update

So it’s been about a year since I got my stick, and I’ve been using it heavily on concrete for the last half. Overall, I’m pleased with the way it’s held up.

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Mobility aid review: Tornado Rain Tip crutch tip

As I was saying, I’ve been doing a fair bit of long walking. That means my forearm crutch as well as my body is getting some more wear. So in addition to modifying my grip with the Bionic arthritis glove, … Continue reading

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Atec Ultra Light switch review: nearly painless

IMPORTANT: if you can avoid it, don’t buy this switch from EnableMart. They charge double what other sites do. After returning a bad adjustable pressure switch, I decided to try another kind. This one is working better: an Atec Ultra … Continue reading

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Traxsys adjustable switch review: a medium

A short review of a small product. The idea of the Traxsys “Joggle” adjustable pressure switch is exactly what it sounds like: twist the lid of the switch (which resembles nothing so much as a primary colored chocolate covered Oreo) … Continue reading

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Assistive technology goes mainstream: switch adapted Kensington Expert trackball

A bit ago I received the new trackball from Turning Point Technology: a switch adapted Kensington Expert. It will be primarily for work use, in conjunction with Edgeless and whichever onscreen keyboard I have available.

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Mobility aid review: Millennial ergonomic forearm crutch

Post updated to reflect updates to the manufacturer’s website. I recently acquired a forearm crutch because of fatigue and pain in my legs. Walkers are too difficult for me to maneuver, including hemi walkers, and canes hurt like hell. I … Continue reading

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Words for me: assistive technology, identity and disability

This post is for the “Identity” Disability Blog Carnival.

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