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Adaptations for back and neck

Below are aids and modifications that I tried or contrived in the course of many years.

Computer

    • Homemade footmouse.
    • Footswitch.
    • Mouse, trackball, foot mouse and pen-tablet.
    • Keyboard.
    • Monitor arm.
    • Using a computer while lying in bed.
    • Speech recognition.

Heat

    • Electric heated vest (and electric cushions).
    • Heat bag.
    • Radiant heat reflective clothing.
    • Central Heating.

Traction

    • Traction devices (stretching of back and neck).
    • Tilted bed.

Beds

    • Beds.
    • Mattress with motion.
    • Pillow.

Chairs

    • Chairs.

Back support

    • Backrest.

Neckbrace

    • Neckbrace.
    • Inflatable neckbrace.
    • Trying to make a neck brace with head support.

Massage

    • Massage.

Other

    • No washing the dishes.
    • More oxygen.
    • Other (phone, plastic spine, etc.).

Last change to this page: November 2018