The HandWeight is ideal for providing proprioceptive input to the hand for individuals who experience diminished sensory feedback. The hand weight can help increase kinaesthetic awareness during fine motor or self-help activities. The hand weight can also help individuals who experience tremoring during fine motor tasks and strengthening exercises.
Unlike many of the other "weights" on the market, this palm open design allows for maximum finger flexibility and wrist mobility. The weight is reversible and can be worn on the back of either hand.
The HandWeight is constructed of durable, stretch cotton Lycra, lead free steel shot, a hook & loop strip, and uses heavy duty stitching for added durability.
Instructions: The HandWeight rests on the back of the hand and is held in place by elastic finger loops and a wrist strap. Unlike many of the other “weights” on the market, this palm open design allows maximum finger flexibility and wrist mobility. The weight is reversible and can be worn on the back of either hand.
Colors/Size/Packaging: It is available in black. The HandWeight is available in 5 sizes, which are determined by the width of the hand across the knuckles, with the fingers together and extended (see chart).
Care: Hand washing and air-drying is recommended.
Warning: This product contains small parts which could present a choking hazard. To insure the safety of the user, adequate supervision is recommended. This product contains LATEX.
- Sold individually.
- To determine sizing, measure the width of the hand across the knuckles, with the fingers together and extended.
Size Hand Width
Weight X-Small 2.25" 1/4 lb. each Small 2.50" 1/3 lb. each Medium 3.00" 1/2 lb. each Large 3.50" 1/2 lb. each X-Large 4.00" 1/2 lb. each
** Disclaimer** These hand weight should be used with direction or advice of a therapist, and should only be used while under adult supervision.
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Customer Reviews 2 item(s)
- Good weights
- These are good weights to decrease the effects of tremors as well as to help a child keep his wrist on the writing surface for more control of the pencil.
- These Hand weights provide just enough weight for proprioceptive input, kinesthetic awareness, and strengthening exercises. Great for stabilizing shaky hands, this soft, weighted stretch gloves fits nicely. The sturdy, heavy duty stitching, along with the even distribution of weight along the full width of the hand gives me lots of flexibility and mobility. The Velcro around the wrist are great and keeps then securely to the hands.