Best gripping aid for me?

Active Hands now sells a wide range of gripping aids for a wide variety of activities.  To help you decide which gripping aid is right for you, please read the guide below.

At a glance…


How does your disability
affect you?
What do you want
to grip?
Which aid is right for you?
Reduced hand function

Poor finger strength

Tremors or involuntary movement

(This may include people with
Spinal Cord Injury, MS, cerebral palsy,
Guillan-Barré Syndrome, muscular dystrophy,
spina bifia, stroke survivors and other
similar disabilities).

Gym Equipment General Purpose gripping aid
D-ring gripping aids
Looped exercise aids
Hook aids
Consider an ‘Active Hands gym pack’
DIY tools General Purpose gripping aid
Kitchen implements General Purpose gripping aid
Sports equipment; rowing, kayaking etc General Purpose gripping aid
Looped Exercise aid
Gardening tools General Purpose gripping aid
Winter sports equipment such as adaptive skiing Winter Sports aid
Small diameter item: pen, make-up, toothbrush Small Item gripping aid
Adaptive tricycle/children’s walking frame General Purpose Mini aid (for children under 5) or General Purpose gripping aid
Missing fingers

Missing parts of hands

This may include people with
dysmelia (conditions from birth), or amputation, illness or injury
later in life.

Gym equipment Limb Difference gripping aid
D-ring gripping aid
Looped exercise aid
DIY tools Limb Difference gripping aid
Kitchen implements Limb Difference gripping aid
Sports equipment; rowing, kayaking etc Limb Difference gripping aid
Gardening tools Limb Difference gripping aid


In more detail…

For more information about each of our aids, how they work and what they can be used for, click on the pictures below.


General Purpose                         General Purpose                          Winter Sports
gripping aid                                      Mini aid                                  gripping aid


Limb Difference                              D-ring aids                        Looped exercise aids
gripping aid

Active Hands Gym Pack General Purpose Gripping Aids Looped Aids Heavy Use Gripping Wrap Made in the UK Disability Exercise           

Active Hands Gym Pack             Small Item gripping aid


We feel confident that our range of gripping aids will help many people with a wide range of disabilities in a variety of situations.  However, if you purchase an aid and it doesn’t work for you, we offer a money back guarantee on our products.  Just send them back to us within 28 days and, as long as they are in a resaleable condition, we will give you a full refund.