Tradesmen who work with their hands can be more prone to injury by the very nature of their labor.  They use heavy tools, sharp tools, high-speed tools, and work long hours in adverse weather with repeating motions.  Arthritis can be caused or worsened by these factors, and work site injuries are always a threat.  In addition, they face the same probabilities as the general population of automobile accidents or diseases such as cancer, stroke and heart disease.  Disability Work Action Life Glove gripping hand tool.Tools is ready to help any worker get back to work, regardless of the cause of his disability!


Healthyliving.msn.com has an article about the best and worst jobs for someone living with pain.  Guess what?  Administrative assistant is a "best" job and a "landscaper" is worst.  Can you flip a switch and change a person who loves plants and landscape design into an administrative assistant?  We understand that not every worker is cut out to be an engineer or journalist.  We're here to help tradesmen adapt their work spaces and keep doing the jobs they love to the greatest extent possible in spite of these conditions:


 

Aging

 

Allergies

 

Amputation

 

Ankle Pain

 

Arm Amputation

 

Arthritis

 

Asthma

 

Back Injury

 

Back Pain

 

Balance / Core Stability

 

Bariatric

 

Blindness / Low Vision

 

Cancer

 

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome/Repetitive Motion Injury

 

Cerebral Palsy (CP)

 

Closed Head Injury

 

COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)

 

Diabetes/Diabetic Neuropathy

 

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

 

Fibromyalgia

 

Foot Pain

 

Fused Vertebrae

 

Headache

 

Hearing Impairment

 

Hearing Loss

 

Heart Disease

 

Heel Spurs

 

Herniated Disc

 

Hip Pain

 

Total Hip Replacement

 

Knee Pain

 

Total Knee Replacement

 

Leg Amputation

 

Lower Extremity Impairments

 

Lumbar/Low Back Pain

 

Mobility Impairment

 

MS

 

Multiple Sclerosis

 

Muscular Dystrophy

 

Neck Injury

 

Neuropathy

 

Obesity

 

Old-Age

 

Paraplegia

 

Prosthetic Limb

 

Quadriplegia

 

Replaced Joints - Arthroplasty

 

Rotator Cuff Injury

 

Ruptured Disc

 

Scoliosis, Kyphosis, Lordosis

 

Shortness Of Breath

 

Shoulder Replacement

 

Slipped Disc

 

Spinal Cord Injury

 

Stiff Neck

 

Stroke

 

TBI

 

Traumatic Brain Injury

 

Visual Impairment

 

Vertigo

 

Whiplash

 

Ankylosing Spondylitis (inflamed vertebrae that fuse together)

 

Rheumatoid Arthritis (hands, wrists, knees & feet)

 

Osteoarthritis (weight bearing joints in older people from broken down cartiledge)

 

Degenerative Joint Disease (same as Osteoarthritis)


Definitions for these conditions can be found at http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/