Do you struggle with weak grip or poor hand function?

Active Hands make GRIPPING AIDS that gently, yet firmly hold your hand into a gripping shape enabling you to hold tightly onto objects.  They can help you do activities you never thought would be possible. 




People With Reduced Hand Function

ACTIVE HANDS assist people with reduced hand functions, be it due to injury, stroke, arthritis or the likes, to independently carry out simple daily activities and lead full and active lives.

Professional Therapist

Active Hands’ products are used by therapists and rehabilitation units the world over to assist users on their road to recovery.

Athletes / Paralympians

Active Hands gripping aids are designed to withstand the level of training that elite athletes put them through. Used all over the world by athletes both casual and professional and having helped many Paralympians and international athletes realise their dreams.

Gym Users

Used by everyone from casual gym goers to Paralympic athletes, Active Hand aids are built to last and are designed for easy use with a wide range of gym equipment and apparatus. This allows you to obtain a more complete workout, push yourself to the limits and achieve your goals!

*Important* Please consult a doctor or medical professional before starting a new training regime.

Quadraplegics or Cerebral Palsy

ACTIVE HANDS are ideal for quadriplegics, people with cerebral palsy and any condition that affects the hand function. Don’t let reduced hand function be a hurdle. If your child can hold a pen for mark-making or grasp an instrument or the handlebars of a trike with the help of our products then they can focus on the task in hand, leaving their minds free for the learning.

Comes in Kid Sizes

ACTIVE HANDS comes in kid sizes so that children with reduced hand function can have the freedom to enjoy play.  From riding a trike, to kayaking, to competing in motorcross, Active Hands MINI can help your child to join in the fun.

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Most frequently asked questions and answers

Active Hands are suitable for a wide range of disabilities and injuries. We are constantly finding new people who find our products useful for them. Here is a list of the disabilities that we have helped with so far:

  • Tetraplegic
  • Quadriplegic
  • Stroke
  • Rett syndrome
  • Spinal Injury
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Brain injury
  • Parkinsons
  • Arthrogryposis
  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
  • Meningitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Charcot Marie tooth
  • Brachial plexus injury
  • Erbs Palsy
  • Micro Cephaly
  • Dystonia
  • Dysmelic or limb difference due to amputation or congenital
  • Syringomyelia
  • Symbrachydactyly
  • Inclusion Body Myositis
  • Hypermobile Ehlers Danlos
  • Motor Neurone Disease/ALS
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Arthritis
  • Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)

Active Hands gripping aids can be used in the gym, at home, in the garden and out and about for many activities. For more information please see our section above for ideas on how to use your gripping aid.

We love to hear how you are using your gripping aid. If you would like to share how you use it then please contact

There is a size guide tab on all Active Hands product descriptions – you can use this to help you to decide which size to buy. We can exchange items that are the incorrect size as long as they are still in saleable condition with all packaging and labels.

If your measurements fall between two sizes then please purchase the one that is closest to your size. If this does not fit then we can exchange for the next size as long as it is in saleable condition.

In this YouTube video Rob shows you how to put on a General Purpose gripping aid. You can also view a copy of our instruction leaflets, in a variety of languages, by clicking on the relevant product below:

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