Resources for disability – invisible illness – Charcot Marie tooth

Resources Pain reducing helper for people with chronic conditions

DROP IT (PAIN) LIKE IT’S HOT

Relieve pain from muscle aches, stiffness, tightness, muscle spasms, and cramps. With these wraps that are designed to adhere to multiple locations of your body. There are 11 wraps in the box (3 for muscle pain therapy and 8 for joint pain therapy). They are thin enough to wear discretely…

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Resources Hand exerciser for musicians with neuromuscular conditions.

KEEP ON STRUMMING

This pocket-size finger exerciser was designed to help musicians strengthen and maintain their strength and agility. It targets each finger and can be used to isolate muscles while watching tv.

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Resources Disability hack for those with neuromuscular disorders to put on jewelry

CAN’T CLASP IT? MAGNETIZE IT

I like to layer chokers with longer style necklaces and pendants. Instead of relying on someone to help me take my necklaces on and off, I buy these magnet attachment clasps. The clasps can be easily connected to any necklace or bracelet that has a traditional claw and loop clasp.…

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Resources Hand putty for those with neuromuscular diseases & weakness.

ADULT PLAYDOUGH

This six piece therapy putty set is perfect for strengthening the hands, increasing grip strength, improving fine motor skills and providing a stress-relieving sensory outlet. Each container holds three ounces of putty with different resistance levels for stretching, twisting, pulling and more.

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Resources Compression gloves for those with neuropathy, Charcot marie tooth& arthritis.

IF THE GLOVE FITS

Designed by an orthopedic surgeon, these gloves were designed to alleviate pain caused by arthritis. They are lightweight and comfortable enough to wear all day and the open fingertips allow you to type emails and perform household tasks.

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Resources Foot & calf massager forafo leg brace wearers

GIVE YOUR LEGS A SPA-CATION

As a leg brace wearer, massage is as much a necessity for me as it is a luxury. This amazing foot and calf massager has rolling balls, air compression and heat that not only feels good but also stimulates blood flow and increases circulation.

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Resources Orthotics for people with high arches who want support

WRAP THAT ARCH

This is an adjustable compression type brace that provides relief for painful foot conditions such as plantar fasciitis and heel spurs. It comes with three soft gel inserts allowing you to choose the right amount of upward compression for your arch. It fits in most shoe styles and also provides…

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Resources Orthotics for people with high arches who have charcot marie tooth or ms

MY EXTRA PAIR OF ORTHOTICS

If you wear custom orthotics and want to wear something other than gym shoes, it can be a pain to remove and reinsert them into shoes. These orthotics are a great first pair or extra pair for those needing support. This pair is rated as the best store bought orthotic…

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Resources STYLISH COMPRESSION SOCKS FOR THOSE WITH NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS & NEUROPATHY

NOT YOUR GRANDMA’S COMPRESSION SOCKS

With these cute and stylish compression socks, you can get all the support you need without giving up your sense of style. The designer is well known for the quality of material used and the amazing prints. Fashion meets function here!  These nylon and spandex blend socks are generously proportioned…

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Resources Socks for leg brace or afo wearers

SOCK IT TO YOUR AFO

Wearing AFOs is bad enough but being comfortable in them is near impossible! And being stylish in them is a whole other story. These AFO brace socks are some of the best when it comes to comfort. While you may think they’re not very fashionable, they feel amazing! If you…

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Resources Disability Hack Tool for CMT Charcot Marie Tooth feet

TAKE YOUR PODIATRIST OFF OF SPEED-DIAL

This is a super easy way to prevent callous build up when you have hand issues. The button is easy to press and the electronic file does all the work. I love this one as its lightweight and you can use it in the shower.

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