Care recipient (cr) can’t use his right hand anymore and needs to learn how to write and do other things with his left hand

Try: Use left hand throughout the day as much as possible to get comfortable using the left hand use it to drink answer the phone throw a ball and for any other activity for which cr would normally use his right hand perform hand exercises to strengthen left hand sometimes it is difficult to write with the left hand because it is so much weaker than the right hand

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Maintenance, Medical Physical, Personal, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance

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References: how to write with the left hand if right-handed available at www ehow com

Keywords: Stroke right side paralysis left hand writing grasping gripping

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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