Helpful tools for cooking when you have a spinal cord injury Leave a comment

This video shows two people with cervical spinal cord injuries preparing a complex meal using adaptive tools along with regular kitchen items that make cooking possible.

Adaptive cooking tools used in this video:

  • Jar opening gripper
  • Electric can opener
  • Automatic/electric jar opener
  • Silicone jar opener
  • Table top jar and bottle holders
  • Quadtools knife
  • Rocking T knife
  • Adaptive knife
  • Adaptive eating utensils
  • Adaptive scissors
  • Adaptive cutting board
  • Hand-held blender
  • Scale Silicone measuring cups
  • Electric salt and pepper shakers
  • Oil dispenser Plate guard
  • Silicone plate grip
  • Non-slip plate mat
  • Adaptive cup holder
  • Silicone pot holder Lap tray
  • Quadtools grabber

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Created by Craig Hospital and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, this video highlights functional tools or adaptive equipment available for people with hand weakness who would like to gain more independence in their daily activities.

*** Craig Hospital in Denver, Colorado, is a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital that exclusively specializes in the neuro-rehabilitation and research of patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and brain injury (BI). Craig is a not-for-profit, free-standing, national center of excellence that has treated more than 31,000 patients with SCI and BI since 1956:

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