Tips and tricks

Here are some advices and tricks  for living better with this syndrome and making life easier for patients

– Think about asking for a personalized school plan at school as soon as possible

– To limit mirror movements when the other hand is working : find something to grab hold or an object to press hard with the mirror hand or  maintain your hand under your buttocks.

– Take heavy objects with both hands to avoid an important stiffening of the hand that would not be carrying. 

– In general, for manual activities, the standing position is better.

– Magnetic laces are usefull when it is difficult to tie your shoes.

– Anti-slip and electrostatic carpet is convenient so that the paper does not move when you write.  

– Loosen the front brake of a bike to avoid falls (there is a risk of braking with both hands and more strongly with the dominant hand). 

– Horseback riding is an excellent sport (it gives self-confidence and is an ongoing exercice of one hand  then the other).

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