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Arthritis, Assistive Technology, Repetitive Stress Injury,
Hand Health & Dystonia, Ergonomics


ARTHRITIS
The Arthritis Foundation
Arthritis About.Com

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Abledata Information on Assistive Technology sponsored by the National Institute on Disability & Rehabilitation Research, (NIDRR) U.S. Department of Education

REPETITIVE STRESS INJURY

Writer's Cramp- Dystonia Foundation
Writer's Cramp- Dystonia CLINICAL STUDY - Alternate Pen Grip
This grip technique may be of great value for those with a Focal Dystonia.
What it says: In extreme cases of cramping, place the writing instrument between the first and second fingers. The normal pressure of the finger sides will hold it in place. Writing in this way can help avoid triggering the cramping. The EzGrip design makes it even more comfortable and controllable to write in this way.
American Occupational Therapy Association
American Society of Hand Therapists
Centers For Disease Control Search


ERGONOMICS


OSHA Workplace Ergonomics