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Helping With Writing

Helping With Writing

Hi! I have a question. I've been using wrist weights to help my writing and it has helped a lot to keep my hand from flying off the page but my fingers still have a mind of their own,so I was looking into something that might help and I thought about finger weights but they are really expensive and I want to strengthen and control my fingers so I was looking at this,Finger Master Hand Strengthener ? Best Exerciser for Arthritis Therapy and Grip & Finger Strengthening Whether for Guitar Practice… read more

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

@A MyMSTeam Member, This is just a guess, but: I used a "Thumb Stabilier" ('brace')
when I was getting occupational therapy. I used the 'Stabilizer' to relieve pain I had with my thumb & forefinger. It held my fingers together; I'm wondering if a resourceful occupational therapist or a friend could manipulate your fingers to separate them but leave them free enough so you can use at least a few fingers. OR, separate your fingers (at least a few fingers) with cotton or paper folded to be thinner than the cotton.
The person helping you needs to be more resourceful than me! 📋

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

Just the fact that you are trying is inspiration

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

Normal to me is holding it!

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

What is NORMAL?
I can't wright or eat or stir ANYTHING anymore never mind cro

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I am having issues with my thumb not straightening. I can't hold a fork or pen "normal".

posted almost 6 years ago
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