Active Shelves is a product designed for those individuals confined to a wheelchair with muscular dystrophy to reach their laptop keyboard. The makers are still advancing the design to make it voice activated. It was developed at the Tikkun Olam Makers makeathon in the District of Columbia.
All Terrain Walkaroos
These All Terrain Walkeroos are designed for individuals who use walkers to get around. The Walkaroos are supportive tips for walkers. They glide and move smoothly across carpet and floors while offering stability. Easy to install: remove old cap, put Walkaroo on and twist in place to secure. Comes in sets of 2. Designed not to catch on or mark flooring. Made of high density polyethylene. Non-porous material decreases chance of spreading harmful germs. Comes in a set of 2. DIMENSIONS: 1 3/8 inch
Automatic Chicken Waterer
Back And Joint Pain Reliever
The Back and Joint Pain Reliever is a machine that replicates the pain-relieving effects of inversion therapy while lying flat on one's back. Padded ankle and arm supports hold the body in place on the cushioned bench, while an easy-to-reach lever allows users to extend feet downward by applying only the amount of force that they find most comfortable. The result is a reviving stretch that relieves pressure on the spine as well as decompresses the joints in the shoulders, hips, knees and ankles.
Baseline Posture Elevator
Baseline Posture Elevator is designed for use by therapists, chiropractors or physicians to help analyze the posture of a person. The measurements can be used for assessment as well as to document postural changes. A pointer angle is used in conjunction with the grid to calculate alignment.
Baseline Posture Grid
The Baseline Posture Grid is designed to help analyze the posture of a person so that it can be assessed and improved if necessary. A suspension cord and plumb bob is used in conjunction with the grid to calculate alignment.
Bed Assist For Home Style Beds With Cushioned Hand Grip
Bed Assist Handle for Home Style Beds with Cushioned Hand Grip is designed for persons with limited mobility, the elderly, or those who have difficulty with balance, as it helps the user get in and out of bed safely. To set up, slide between the box spring and mattress. Laminated wood base. Cushioned hand grip.
Bintiva Anti-burst Fitness Exercise Stability Yoga Ball
The Bintiva Anti-burst Fitness Exercise Stability Yoga Ball is a product designed for those individuals with balance and lower extremity disabilities to promote core stability, strengthen muscle tone and improve balance/posture. Relieves back pain and shoulder aches. Included is a foot pump and fitness ball user’s guide.
Clinton Folding Parallel Bars
The Clinton Folding Parallel Bars are designed for those individuals with lower extremity disabilities to use in physical therapy sessions. Easy height adjustment with spring loaded plungers and numbered height strip. Heavy duty, square telescoping steel uprights. Width adjustable floor folding parallel bars with double stiffening rails.Second height knob removes side to side play. End bumpers on all handrails. PLEASE NOTE: This product is intended for physical therapy use, not for gymnastic use
Compex Edge Muscle Stimulator
The Compex Edge Muscle Stimulator is a therapeutic stimulator designed for those individuals with upper and lower extremity disabilities to use. It is recommended for the athlete who has a rigorous training and exercise regimen. It features 3 programs to help athletes achieve the highest level of performance.
Deep Penetrating Infrared Lifght (Dpl)
This Deep-Penetrating Infrared Light (DPL) is designed for individuals with arthritis or fibromyalgia or any disability which causes poor circulation or tight muscles and/or achy joints. Stimulates cellular regeneration and activates endorphins which block pain-transmitting chemicals or nerves. Can replenish skin cells and stimulate the formation of elastin, a regenerating protein, and collagen, a structural protein/connective tissue. Not intended to diagnosed, treat, curve, or prevent any disea
DOMAS TENS Unit Muscle Stimulator Touch Screen
The DOMAS TENS Unit Muscle Stimulator Touch Screen is a handheld device designed for those individuals with chronic and reoccurring pain to manage their pain. The TENS unit delivers low-voltage pulses to stimulate muscles to help ease body pain, like back, knee, shoulder, neck and elbow pain; improve sports injuries, arthritis and sciatica. Also, the unit enhances blood circulation, eases tiredness, enhances immunity and improves sleep quality. With a built-in rechargeable lithium battery, it ca
E-Wheels EW-36 3-Wheel Electric Senior Mobility Scooter - Blue
E-Wheels EW-36 3-Wheel Electric Senior Mobility Scooter - Blue is a product designed to help individuals with lower extremity disabilities do independent transportation. It provides up to 45 miles on a single charge (charger included). Also included, is a reverse switch, armrest and large storage basket. Equipped with digital anti-theft alarm and two rear shock absorbers in the frame. Transaxle differential brushless motor; 3-wheel high-powered scooter with a brushless electric motor. Up to 45 m
Easy@Home TENS Unit Muscle Stimulator
Easy@Home TENS Unit Muscle Stimulator is a product designed for those with temporary or reoccurring injuries to relieve pain with electronic pulses. TENS Handheld Electronic Pulse Massager Unit relieves the Muscle Soreness, Stiffness, or Chronic Pain on the Shoulder, Waist, Joint, Back, Arm, Leg and more. A proven natural method to relieve the pain without medicine. The large LCD screen shows its user at a glance exactly what is happening, including the type of massage "Massage, Beat, or Knead"
The Elevator Button is a custom adaptation to an elevator (without violating its warranty) designed for those individuals with muscular dystrophy to voice activate elevator buttons. This product was invented at a Tikkun Olam Makers makeathon in the District of Columbia. Makers designed shelves that can go up and down, and then slide out for John to reach his games or treats and also created a voice-activated system to activate the elevator without violating the elevator warranty.
Ergonomic Swivel Chair Lock
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype a swivel ergonomic chair with a controlled locking mechanism to control the swivel feature of the chair for an individual with musculoskeletal issues. A young man found that he would inadvertently swivel his chair seat relative to his torso and the twisted posture exacerbated his existing musculoskeletal problems. The man wanted the ability to lock out the swivel as well as have the option to swivel the seat when getting in and out of the c
EWheels EW-52 Powerful Four-Wheel Luxury Scooter
EWheels EW-52 Powerful Four-Wheel Luxury Scooter is a product designed to help individuals with lower extremity disabilities do independent Digital dashboard; 3-speaker stereo system;, cruise control; locking cargo box; alarm system; and remote key fob*. USB Port. Turn Signals, Brake Lights, High/0Low Beam Lights. Battery Indicator Gauge. Clock. Thermostat. Keyless Fob Start/Stop operation. Alarm System/Keyless. Extra Wide Tubeless Tires. Variable Speed Twist Throttle. Foot Brake. Large Rear Loc
Functional Electrical Stimulation -- A Practical Clinical Guide
The Functional Electrical Stimulation -- A Practical Clinical Guide is designed for therapists treating those individuals with upper and lower extremity disabilities to help them live free of pain. It has nine chapters: History of Electrical Stimulation, Physiological Basis of Nerve and Muscle Excitation, Principles of Electrical Stimulation, General Uses of Electrical Stimulation, Guidelines for Adjustment of Stimulation Parameters, Electrical Stimulation of the Lower Extremity, Electrical Stim
Functional Electrical Stimulation: How to Evoke Involuntary Muscle Contraction
Functional Electrical Stimulation: How to Evoke Involuntary Muscle Contraction is an adapted book designed for therapists of patients or athletes with upper and lower extremity disabilities to use as a guide to their therapy regimen.
H-Harness For AmTryke Tricycles
The H-Harness For AmTryke Tricycles is designed for children and adults with mobility disabilities who have little trunk support to wear. The H-Harness provides additional trunk support for the user. 8-inch is suitable for a child. 11.5 inch is suitable for large child or adult. Four buckles for easy adjustment.
Hydrovescent Therapy Bath
The Hydrovescent Therapy Bath, by Premier Care in Bathing®, is designed to relieve aches and pains associated with arthritis, high blood pressure or hypertension, migraines, muscle cramps, Rheumatism, sprains, tension, stress, Diabetes, Lumbago, Multiple Sclerosis, poor blood circulation, and Sciatica stiffness. Hydrovescent Therapy is available on every Walk-In Bath by Premier Care in Bathing®.
Incredihugger Wheelchair Back
The IncrediHugger Wheelchair Back is a wheelchair back support designed for use by wheelchair users with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, scoliosis, or upper extremity disabilities. This replacement back can be custom molded to fit the user's body contours. Its lateral supports help discourage side leaning, and its seat recline of up to 30 degrees discourages front sliding. The back has four inches of height adjustment, and may be folded with the wheelchair. The back comes in a standar
Inflatable Stability Balance Disc
The Inflatable Stability Balance Disc is a product designed for adults and children with neurological disabilities to practice active and ergonomic seating while encouraging the body to adjust constantly and to sit in a more natural position. Can be used for various exercises. Good for use as a wiggle seat for sensory input. Improves core strength. Ships pre-inflated. Includes 1 hand pump.
iReliev Strength & Recovery System
The iReliev Strength & Recovery System is a functional electrical stimulation (FES) system designed for those individuals with chronic or reoccurring injuries to relieve their pain. For use on the Back, AB's, Knee, Shoulder, Ankles, Hips, Wrist and Elbow. Combines TENS & EMS: Features 8 Pre-Programmed Therapy TENS Modes and 6 EMS Modes Allowing you to Customize Your Therapy Based on Acute or Chronic Pain, Arthritis. Or EMS for Strength and/or Workout Recovery. Use P8 for Arthritis. RX Eq
iReliev TENS Unit Electrodes Pain Relief Bundle
iReliev TENS Unit Electrodes Pain Relief Bundle is a product designed for those individuals with chronic and reoccurring pain to relieve their pain. TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation, is a safe, non-invasive and drug-free method of pain relief. Also may increase natural endorphins, “the bodies feel-good chemical”. A natural pain reliever. Dual channel functionality, which means that the user can use with 2 electrode pads per channel for Smaller Body Parts or 4 For Large
Large Ball Chair
The Large Ball Chair is a seating product designed for children with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder to promote healthy posture and concentration. When the brain is stimulated in that manner, it is easier to focus on processing new information, exam taking and other pertinent aspects of classroom learning.
Leckey Mygo Stander
The Leckey Mygo Stander is a 3-in-1 supine, prone and upright stander designed for children ages 4 to 14 years old with lower extremity disabilities to provide complete support coverage while engaging in therapeutic standing activities. Also good for those with up to 25 degree contractures. Full adjustable to meet complex positioning needs. Angle adjustable from 0 to 80 degrees horizontal. Machine washable pad covers.
Lightweight Half Step
This Lightweight Half Step is designed for persons with limited lower body mobility or anyone with walking disabilities. It is for those who find going up or down steps challenging. The Lightweight Half Step is designed to reduce the step height for older and for disabled people. It can be used indoors or outdoors. Made from durable recycled heavy duty plastic. Stable in sunlight and freezing conditions. Top of step has a cross hatch design providing a textured, nonslip service. Can be leveled b
Lumbar Massage Heating Pad
The Lumbar Massage Heating Pad is designed for individuals with a permanent or short-term disability that affects the lower back- specifically, the lumbar region. It also has a heat option, with two settings, that operates independently from the massage. Can be secured around the torso with adjustable hook-and-loop fasteners. Contains two massaging nodes that target the five lumbar vertebrae. Nodes vibrate to massage. Heat automatically shuts off after 20 minutes. The pad is operated with a teth
This Metatarsal cushion is meant to cushion the balls of the feet and relieve pressure in the middle foot. The stretchy polymer gel pads relieve pressure in the middle foot area. They come in a pair or a left and right set. Can be slipped over second toe so it will stay in place. Corrected foot support promotes better posture.
Posture Corrective Brace
The Posture Corrective Brace is a back brace designed for use by individuals who have a disability, like osteoporosis and postural disturbances or a condition that causes hunching or slouching, and designed to return those individuals’ back to a healthier stature. Reduces lower back pain, slouching, and hunching. Holds shoulder and back in a healthier position. Easily adjustable hook-and-loop closure increases and decreases the amount of support and pressure. Soft, non-elastic straps provide a s
Reclining Chair Pic Syms
The Reclining Chair Pic Syms is a custom adaptation for a reclining wheelchair designed for individuals with severe physical disabilities to use in a classroom setting. This was a custom piece done for a student who was in a reclining chair for most of the school day. This rested snuggly on the arms of the recliner and was adjustable to the proper angle. This surface was a white board. Another carpeted surface velcroed onto this so pic syms could be placed on it. A mirror could also be velcroed
Rifton Medium Adaptive Tricycles
Rifton Medium Adaptive Tricycles are designed for children 7 - 12 years old with mobility disabilities to use. The Rifton Medium Adaptive Tricycle provides therapeutic, reciprocal exercise with all the fun of riding. This therapeutic trike grows with the child as it adjusts with the twist of a knob. Ships in 2 weeks.
Rollz 2-In-1 Transporter
This Rollz 2-in-1 Transporter is designed for individuals who find it difficult to walk but can walk with the proper walking aid. This 2-in-1 transported is a walker and a wheelchair. The handles turn around to where they are supposed to be for an aid whom pushes the wheelchair. The handles turn back around to where they are supposed to be for using this product as a walker. It crosses doorsteps and curbs easily. Folds up easily to pack in the trunk or closet. Front wheels swivel 360 degrees. Fo
Roosevelt Car Seat
Roosevelt Car Seat is designed to promote safety and comfort for children with special health needs such as cerebral palsy, mobility and neurological disabilities. The Roosevelt Car Seat accommodates children weighing up to 115 lbs. or 62" tall, and can be used with either a lap belt or a lap shoulder belt combination, allowing you to use the Roosevelt Car Seat in any forward facing rear vehicle seat. The car seat is LATCH compliant for children up to 48 pounds, and includes an EZ-Tether connec
Scoliometer (Model 5055)
The Scoliometer, model 5055, is designed for use by physical therapists and other medical professionals to measure curvature of the spine. It measures six areas to detect scoliosis, and provides three measurements to detect abnormal anteropostero curves. It can be used to evaluate progress during treatment, without X-rays. It also measures the unstable lumbosacral curve as well as the cervical and thoracic curves. The device is calibrated in centimeters, millimeters, and degrees. It is latex-fre
Scoliometer (Model Mdsp121091)
The Scoliometer, model MDSP121091, is designed for use by physical therapists and other medical professionals to detect scoliosis and abnormal antero-postero curves of the spine. It also measures unstable lumbosacral, cervical, and thoracic curves in centimeters, inches, and degrees.
Sideminder Wheelchair Back (Models Mdtsm16, Mdtsm18, & Mdtsm20)
The SideMinder Wheelchair Back is a wheelchair back support designed for use by wheelchair users with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or upper extremity disabilities. This steel replacement back features up-and-down and side-to-side adjustments that provide lateral support to prevent leaning to one side. This back adapts to fit non-standard size chairs. OPTIONS: Available with or without lateral supports and headrest. SIZES: Avialable for 16-inch seat (model MDTSM16), 18-inch seat (mo
Special Tomato Soft-Touch Booster Car Seat
Special Tomato Soft-Touch Booster Car Seat is a product designed for children with mild to moderate physical involvement disabilities to promote an upright, seated position. Easy to clean. Portable, lightweight and durable. Use vehicle shoulder/lap belt to secure occupant.
Spinecor System, The
The SpineCor System is a dynamic scoliosis orthosis designed for use with individuals with idiopathic scoliosis. This system is designed to provide progressive correction of minor Ideopathic Scoliosis (15 to 30 degrees of Cobb angle). In addition to the dynamic brace, the system utilizes SpineCor Assistant Software (SAS) to analyze irregular growth patterns and a motion analysis system known as the FreePoint System which digitizes postural geometry. The brace itself consists of corrective and ad
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a product that treats chronic back pain for individuals with arthritis and other conditions causing chronic back pain. Spinovo (spine + new) is a concept smart clothing product that uses modular packs to treat back pain through heating, cooling, and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) therapies, as well as incorporating bend sensors to ensure the wearer maintains the correct posture. The designer, Justine Smith, studied at
Straighten Up Posture Aid
The Straighten Up Posture Aid is a back and shoulder brace designed for office workers, travelers, video gamers, students, breast-feeding mothers and golfers,or for individuals with slouching, hunching, and more debilitating conditions, like Osteoporosis. Product retrains, realigns and relaxes the wearer to avoid slouching, hunching and stress.
Tennis Wheelchair is a custom adaptation to a wheelchair customized for Noam to play tennis with better balance. Tikkun Olam Makers' Team Noam successfully built a solution to customize Noam’s wheelchair to better balance it for tennis play. It was accomplished by designing a removable counterweight that attaches to the chair when needed. The design mimics the weight distribution of a leg and attaches to the chair adjacent to Noam’s left leg. The solution was built by a 3D scan of Noam’s sitting
Tens Rechargeable Electronic Pulse Massager Machine with All Accessories
The Tens Rechargeable Electronic Pulse Massager Machine with All Accessories is a device designed for patients with fibromyalgia to help them manage pain by sending electronic currents throughout their body. Delivers low-voltage pulses to the skin to stimulate muscles. It is a combination of a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) and Powered Muscles Stimulator (PMS) device. TechCare Massagers delivers low-voltage pulses to the skin to stimulate muscles. Features 24 preprogramed mas
Theratogs Ultra Full Body System (Models Gfb100, Gfb200, Gfb300, Gfb400, Gfb600, Gfb610, Gfb620, Gfb700, Gfb710, Gfb720 & Gfb730)
The TheraTogs ULTRA Full Body System, models GFB100, GFB200, GFB300, GFB400, GFB600, GFB610, GFB620, GFB700, GFB710, GFB720 and GFB730, is a kyphosis, low back and spinal orthosis and pressure garment and designed for use by children and adults with sensory integration, emotional, or neurological disabilities, posture issues and autism. The Full Body System is made with GoldTone material that has stretch, tension and rebound properties specifically formulated for the demands of biomechanical ret
The Vibrating Cushion is a product designed for those individuals ages three and up with sensory processing disorder who respond well to pressure to sit or stand on. Can also be activated by squeezing for a double sensation - using muscles and receiving vibration. Sit and stand in a game of Simon Says. A game of musical chairs but only some (one) chair has the vibrating cushion. Put the cushion on the floor, lie on it with the user's bottom or back on it (if there is enough weight to activate).
VR Workplace Trainer
The VR Workplace Trainer is virtual reality designed for people who work with those individuals with disabilities to better learn how to de-escalate tricky scenarios with their clients. Virtual reality would allow staffers to practice their responses to a variety of different situations without ever putting a client, or themselves, in harm's way by virtually preparing workers for stressful or unnerving situations that arise sometimes and that they might not know how to handle.
Wheelchair Accessable 4-Seater Picnic Table
This product is designed for persons in wheelchairs. It a 4-seater picnic table has room for a wheelchair to also be seated at the table. It is made from high-pressure wood from sustainsable sources – FSC Certified. DIMENSIONS: 40 millimeters deep and 90 millimeters across with “eased” edges. 1.7 meters Length, Seat Height is 470 millimeters, Seat width is 750 millimeters. Wheelchair gap is 800 millimeters. Overall Height is 780 millimeters.
Wheeled Mobility is a custom prototype designed for children with Quadriplegia Cerebral Palsy to move around on their own. The team explored many crawling and walking design ideas - but after discussing with both Han’s parents and physical therapist, they realized that mobility was the key and they needed to make a motorized chair for him. The chair has interchangeable parts, velcroed down, depending on Han’s abilities and his size - with options for him to sit in a tumble form chair or on his p
Women's Magnetic Shirt
The Women's Magnetic Shirt is an article of adaptive clothing designed for women to wear. Hidden magnets behind each decorative button. This shirt features that are good for dressing for those with lowered hand dexterity when paralysis is an issue from arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, ALS and Stroke. The faux-button placket and cuffs conceal magnetic closures that make dressing easier. Has a Y-neckline and two-pocket styling. Side slits add a drape for sitting pr
Wooden Monkey Balance Board
The Wooden Monkey Balance Board is a sensory integration product designed for children ages three and up with balance disabilities to help them learn how to balance, build leg strength and promote coordination. Some adult assembly required.
Wrap-About Wheelchair Blanket for Children & Adults
The Wrap-About Wheelchair Blanket for Children & Adults is a product for those individuals with sensory processing disorder to wrap themselves in. It surrounds legs for complete warmth. Temperature is regulated by adding and removing layers on feet and legs. The user must include the color in COMMENT BOX when ordering. Made in Canada. The wind resistant Wrap-About has two layers - a wind resistant outer layer and fleece inner layer. The first color listed below in the technical specification
Yoga For Scoliosis
Yoga for Scoliosis is a video exercise program designed for use by individuals with scoliosis. This video provides a 50-minute beginning home yoga practice to improve posture and reduce pain and discomfort resulting from scoliosis. The practice is divided into three sections, approximately 17 minutes each, which can be practiced individually or in their entirety. The video also includes information on scoliosis by an orthopedic surgeon, and a section showing how to use props and adapt poses to a