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Its the little things...

For many of our clients with limited or compromised hand function, this can pose a challenge. We regularly hear things like -  How can I enjoy a round of golf if I can't grip the club properly? How long can I work in the garden without tiring or being in discomfort? What if I knock over my glass while out with friends? Physical and mental barriers come up and they start to shy away from their favourite hobbies, or dread social occasions, which of course impacts on happiness.

If you, or someone you know, has suffered a stroke, brain injury, brachial plexus injury, incomplete spinal cord injury or perhaps suffers from MS, then this may seem familiar. So how do we change it?

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Button Fastener keeps Tom looking sharp!

For people with impaired hand function, it is often the simple, everyday actions we take for granted that pose the most challenge. Like buttoning up a shirt.

In this video, a group of students at NCAD (National College of Art & Design) in Ireland - show how they designed, prototyped, and produced a really effective Button Fastener for their client Tom, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis.

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Cost-Effectiveness of the SEM Glove

The SEM Glove drew a lot of attention at the Neurological Rehab Show at the ExCel this week. It's robotic technology but with some features never seen before.

The SEM Glove is a robotic medical device that adds power and endurance to people with a weak grip or impaired hand function. Its proving valuable to many people with a neurological condition or recovering from hand trauma.  But what about it's economic impact and effect on quality of life?

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Product Announcement - SEM Glove

We are delighted to introduce the SEM Glove to the UK and Republic of Ireland market from January 2015. The SEM Glove is conceived and produced by Bioservo Technologies AB in Stockholm., Sweden. The product was recently reviewed on a special programme of Channel 5's 'The Gadget Show' last month and we're really excited to be able to offer this new technology to our clients.

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