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Motor skills - are the learned ability to cause a predetermined movement outcome with maximum certainty. Motor learning is the relatively permanent change in the ability to perform a skill as a result of practice or experience. Performance is an act of executing a motor skill. The goal of motor skills is to optimize the ability to perform the skill at the rate of success, precision and to reduce the energy consumption required for performance. Continuous practice of a specific motor skill will result in a greatly improved performance. One should note that not all movements are motor skills. Motor skills are movements and actions of the muscles. Typically, they are categorized into two groups; Gross and fine. Gross motor skills require the use of large muscle groups to perform tasks like walking, balancing, and crawling. The skill required is not extensive and therefore are usually associated with continuous tasks. Much of the development of these skills occurs during early childhood. The performance level of gross motor skill remains unchanged after periods of non-use. Gross motor skills can be further divided into two subgroups: locomotor skills, such as running, jumping, sliding, and swimming; and object-control skills such as throwing, catching and kicking. Fine motor skills require the use of smaller muscle groups to perform smaller movements with the wrists, hands, fingers, and the feet and toes. These tasks that are precise in nature, like playing the piano, writing carefully, and blinking. Generally, there is a retention loss of fine motor skills over a period of non-use. Discrete tasks usually require more fine motor skill than gross motor skills. Fine motor skills can become impaired. Some reasons for impairment could be injury, illness, stroke, congenital deformities, cerebral palsy, and developmental disabilities. Problems with the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, muscles or joints can also have an effect on fine motor skills, and decrease control.
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Arthwriter Hand Aid & Arthritis Grip Tool by Maddak Kinsman Solid Handle Rocker Knife Swiveling Lotion Applicator by Maddak
Kinsman Solid Handle Rocker Knife
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HPMS Price $12.79

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Swiveling Lotion Applicator by Maddak
Usually Ships in 2 to 3 Business Days
HPMS Price $22.99

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Get a grip with this versatile tool that helps those with hand, finger or other disabilities interrupting your ability to take care of your daily living. Eating, writing, grooming and performing other daily activities will become once again achievable. 3" diameter round with a 3/4" center opening also has a flat side to set upon.
Designed for one-handed use, solid stainless rocker knife cuts your meat and other foods very easily. Especially helpful for those suffering with Parkinson's. Reduce the need to bend, stretch or strain yourself or those you care for with the velvety soft, high end, cosmetic grade applicator. Its 23" (58.42) long handle will help extend your reach to apply lotion to difficult areas such as the back or feet. Replacement sponges also available. Great gift idea!
Scooper Bowl With Suction Cup Base by Maddak Combination Button Aid/Zipper Pull Dressing Aid SIP-TIP® with Select-Flow Valve by Ark Therapeutic
Combination Button Aid/Zipper Pull Dressing Aid
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HPMS Price $15.99

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SIP-TIP® with Select-Flow Valve by Ark Therapeutic
Usually Ships in 2 to 3 Business Days
HPMS Price $25.99

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Suction cup helps keep bowl firmly in place. Scooper bowl design aids in utensil use without spilling. Increase independence for yourself or those you care for with this easy to grip, comfortable to hold dressing aid. Wood and rubber handle with button and zipper aid at each end is ideal for those with limited hand/finger mobility or issues with fine motor skills. The Sip-Tip valve helps straws stay full of fluid, reducing the amount of air ingested and effort required.
Eggsercizer Hand Exerciser - Standard Size CanDo® Digi-Flex® Hand Exerciser Dycem Non-Slip Rounds
Eggsercizer Hand Exerciser - Standard Size
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HPMS Price $8.99
CanDo® Digi-Flex® Hand Exerciser
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HPMS Price $14.45

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Dycem Non-Slip Rounds
Usually Ships in 2 to 3 Business Days
HPMS Price $15.99
Not only is it a great latex-free hand exerciser, but it also provides outstanding results as a finger exerciser, hand therapy ball and arthritis aid. Feels great in the hand, too, for sensory stimulation. Color/density level options. Develop isolated finger strength, flexibility and coordination by depressing each button or compress the entire unit for complete hand &/or forearm strengthening. Also great for musicians to use for finger and hand exercising. Progressive color-coded resistance level options. Available individually or in set options.   This non-slip material grips on both sides making it ideal for wheelchair pads, cushions or dinnerware.  Easy to clean; available in blue or red in several size options.
Jobst Stocking Donner Dyna-Band Exercise Band - Full Roll Providence Spillproof High Side Dish w/ Rim
Jobst Stocking Donner
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HPMS Price $27.99

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Dyna-Band Exercise Band - Full Roll
Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Business Days
HPMS Price $108.99

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Providence Spillproof High Side Dish w/ Rim
Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Business Days
HPMS Price $14.99

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Protect your hands and stockings with ease and in comfort! Portable, lightweight & durable Jobst Stocking Donner is a great help for anyone with trouble bending or hand dexterity issues while preventing snags or runs in your compression stockings. Standard or Large size options. Exercise bands bulk rolls are ideal for fitness and health centers that train for resistance fitness or rehabilitation. Half rolls measure 150 Feet. Color/Resistance level options. Regain dining independence and easy eating with the high side dish with rim. Useful high sides help provide a surface for food to be pushed against. Textured eating surface resists scratching and staining. Stackable for easy storage. Ideal for institutional or home use. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Color options.
Kinsman KE Deluxe Reacher Evo Pen Writing Aid by evoOTware Box & Blocks Portable Manual Dexterity Test (BBT)
Kinsman KE Deluxe Reacher
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HPMS Price $12.73
Evo Pen Writing Aid by evoOTware
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HPMS Price $11.41

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Box & Blocks Portable Manual Dexterity Test (BBT)
Usually Ships in 2 to 3 Business Days
HPMS Price $337.99
Magnetic tip and clip for easy storage. Available in 27" or 32"; sold each. Help yourself or a loved one to enjoy writing again by eliminating uncomfortable hand grip pain and cramping with evo pen writing aid. Standardized test of manual dexterity provides a baseline for upper extremity manual dexterity and gross motor coordination. Quick, simple to administer and portable!
EasieEaters Curved Utensils Pair by Milestones G4 Flexible Sock Aid / Stocking Aid Squiggle Wiggle Writer Sensory Pen by Hart Toys
EasieEaters Curved Utensils Pair by Milestones
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HPMS Price $14.99

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G4 Flexible Sock Aid / Stocking Aid
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HPMS Price $7.99

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Squiggle Wiggle Writer Sensory Pen by Hart Toys
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HPMS Price $10.49

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Curved utensils for ease of eating. Optional shield prevents utensil from entering mouth too deeply. Spoon and fork set. For kids or adults with small hands. Flexible, easy to use sock aid and stocking aid is ideal for anyone suffering from back pain, arthritis or injury that has trouble putting socks on by themselves. 29" long handles reduce the need to bend. Gain or give freedom and independence with a G4 Flexible Sock Aid & Stocking Aid! Make it fun to work on handwriting and fine motor skills! Fun sensory stimulation pen with vibration and tactile input during writing helps kids focus. Five vibrant color inks, sized larger than standard instruments to help create a firmer grasp. Color/quantity options.
Providence Spillproof Kennedy Cup - 7 oz. EazyHold ®  Grip Universal Cuff Assist Beasy "Premium" Transfer Boards
Providence Spillproof Kennedy Cup - 7 oz.
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HPMS Price $8.30

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EazyHold ® Grip Universal Cuff Assist
Usually Ships in 2 to 3 Business Days
HPMS Price $19.99

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End messy spills and regain independence for those with difficulty using conventional cups. Liquid will not spill out even if the cup is turned completely upside down! The Kennedy Cup is a lightweight, spillproof drinking cup ideal for people of all ages. 7 oz. Available in quantity options.
Adaptable, comfortable, washable & secure universal use cuff helps people accomplish daily living activities independently despite physical conditions or disabilities impacting grip strength. Great for use in schools, hospitals, therapy centers and home for utensils, tools, toys and more! Infant to adult size options. Beasy is an effective "No-Lift" transfer system that will improve your quality of life, provide renewed freedom and increase your independence potential. This gliding technology can be applied to a wide range of transfer functions in clinical and home care environments.
Providence Spillproof Independence 2-Handle Plastic Mug w/Lids Kinsman Ergo Plus Reacher w/Post & Clip The Fluxy - Oral Therapy Tool by Providence Spillproof Co.
Providence Spillproof Independence 2-Handle Mug
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HPMS Price $9.39

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Kinsman Ergo Plus Reacher w/Post & Clip
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HPMS Price $24.99

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The Fluxy - Oral Therapy Tool by Providence Spillproof Co.
Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Business Days
HPMS Price $8.89
A sippy-cup for all ages! Easily picked up and held spill-proof drinking cup with two handles has a wide base making it easy to put down without tipping. Two included specialty lids keep liquids inside to avoid spills. Practically unbreakable clear plastic will not cloud nor impart flavors. Size/Quantity options. Non-slip lower jaw adds gripping power and its design allows for maximum opening while maintaining strength. Rubber pad for secure grip with magnetized tip. Bring it with you, as the clip secures it to a walker or wheelchair. 32" Long.
Oral Motor Tool provides users with three unique textures and three different diameter legs for maximum sensory feed back during oral stimming. Comes in three color-coded softness levels.
DynaPro™ Flex Knee Orthotics Slo-Foam Hand Exerciser
DynaPro™ Flex Knee Orthotics
HPMS Price $199.99

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Slo-Foam Hand Exerciser
HPMS Price $8.99

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Provides abnormal reflex arc neuro therapy for patients with spasticity. Orthotic therapy for mild to moderate adaptive tissue shortening contracture of the knee. Hand exercisers assists in joint mobilization exercises for the treatment and diagnosis of hand injuries and disorders. Resistance levels for progressive resistance as the patient's range of motion and strength increase.
   
 
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