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AH Limb Difference Aid

The Limb Difference Gripping Aid by Active Hands allows those who have a limb difference affecting their hands or fingers to participate in activities around the home, gym and outdoors. Ideal for those who have some or all of their fingers, or parts of their hand, missing. Each sold separately.

Standard adult sizing

Left or Right 

Note: Left currently out of stock

Availability: In Stock

$178.25 (inc GST)

Limb Difference Gripping Aid - Features and Benefits




The Limb Difference gripping aid is designed for users who have a limb difference affecting their hands or fingers. This may include those with dysmelia (conditions from birth), or those who have sustained a limb difference through amputation, injury or illness later in life. The Limb Difference gripping aid is perfect for those who have some or all of their fingers, or parts of their hand, missing. As long as the user has some widening at their wrist the grip should work. Note: A wider section of the wrist is required as an anchor point to transfer the pulling force to, when using the gripping aids.

The Limb Difference aid has a double-strap system, once the wrist section is done up you fix the item you wish to hold in your palm using the inner velcro strap. When this is done you can hold the item firmly in place using the longer strap that comes over the back of your hand, through the buckle and back over the object.

Examples of use:

• Accessing equipment in the gym, kitchen or garden

• Holding the handlebars of a bike

Holding oars for rowing or kayaking

• Weight lifting

About Active Hands:

Active Hands became an award winning product in 2011 after receiving the Stelios Disabled Entrepreneur Award (UK). The gripping aids were created by wheelchair user Rob Smith who experienced a high-level spinal cord injury that caused partial paralysis in all four limbs. Rob was frustrated by the limitations caused by his poor hand function and the lack of suitable equipment available to help him, so designed a range of aids to help people lead more independent lives.


• Available in Standard (Adult) and in left or right options (each sold separately)

Small or large aids are not kept in stock but can be ordered if required

• We recommend using the Size Guide under Download for full measurements


Instructions for use:

A video demonstration can be viewed above, although full instructions are included with each purchase, and are also available under Download

If you are unsure whether this gripping aid is suitable for you, please speak to your therapist or medical practitioner before use. Alternatively, we have an onsite therapist you can speak to if required. Full precautions for this product are also available under Download

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Full dimensions and sizing information available under Download


Active Hands are exclusive to C1 South in New Zealand

  • Available in Standard Left, Standard Right