People with hand tremors find it very difficult to eat with a regular spoon. The moment they start eating, the food journey from plate to the mouth becomes a nightmare. It is not only irritating and embarrassing but also keeps them isolated from friends and family.
Lately, there have been several spoons designs for people with tremors. But most often it’s difficult to choose the best one. Here, we have listed 4 best spoons that you would really want to consider for your loved one’s. These spoons come with some highly advanced features and therefore surely work much better than regular spoons.
1. Liftware Steady Spoon
This spoon has innovative features, stunning design, and great functionality. It is able to reduce 70% shaking, making it an ideal spoon for your loved one’s suffering from hand tremors.
The inside of the spoon carries built-in sensor, a computer, and motors. All these components work collectively by first sensing the hand tremor and then intelligently stabilize the device to make the food stay in the spoon’s bowl during lifting. As a result, you can lift the food from the plate into your mouth without spilling.
The handle of the device is wide, heavy, non-slippery, and has a perfect length. It also supports attachments like soup spoon attachment, everyday spoon attachment, and fork attachment.
The spoon comes with rechargeable and replaceable battery. Once recharged fully, the spoon can be used for several meals.
The spoon is very easy to use. It is small, handy and can easily be fixed to your hand. It comes with a case that allows you to carry it anywhere you go.
- Thoughtfully designed
- Reduce tremor effects up to 70%
- Small and travel-friendly
- Handle with ideal size and shape
- Easily chargeable
- Versatile use with multiple attachments
- Dishwasher safe
- Other attachments sold separately
2. Gyenno Spoon
This spoon from Gyenno is the most advanced and ergonomic spoon that is available for people with tremors. In fact, it’s one the best available on the market today. With this spoon, you can easily lift up the food spoon without worrying spilling. It features Intelligent high-speed servo control system that provides fast and accurate stabilization at 360 degree.
The inside of the spoon is equipped with high performance motor components, precision transmission structure, and high-precision sensor. These advanced technological components work in a coordination and allows the spoon to distinguish between intentional hand motion and unconscious tremor, only detect unconscious tremor. As a result, the hand feels the 85% less tremor.
The spoon is made of safe and medically grade materials. The handle is crafted with high quality titan covering with clear, tough, and chemical resistance characteristics. The medical grade silicons provides a safe eating experience due to its anti-bacterial property.
The spoon is crafted in a way that is adapted to general hands use habit, easy to hold, and to prevent from slippery.
The spoon is powered with a battery that can run three meals a day.
- Offset 85% unwanted tremor
- Features Cloud technology, optimize the anti – shake system remotely
- Made from medical grade material, ergonomic design
- Switch on and off automatically
- Wide handle with non-slippery feature
- Lightweight, easy to hold
- Dishwasher safe
- Fork attachment sold separately
3. EliSpoon No Spill Spoon
This lightweight and strong evolutionary spoon is best for those with limited hand coordination and those with limited hand and arm mobility such as cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury and post-stroke or mild tremor.
The spoon comes 2 counter weights that counterbalance the food weight and control the effect of the hand movement.
The spoon features a 0.75 inch diameter handle that is comfortable to grip and rotates 360 degrees. It also has a stopper that restrains the angle, allowing the user to easily take food from the bowl.
A great thing about this spoon is that it doesn’t carry any electric component or batteries. So you don’t need to worry about charging it. It’s always ready to use.
- Suitable for right and left-handed users
- Small and handy
- Hypo-allergenic, and FDA approved
- Free of electrical components or batteries
- Dishwasher safe, dishwasher safe
- Affordable price
- Not best for people with strong tremors
4. Sammons Preston Steady Spoon
This spoon might not have the most advanced features like those mentioned above but it certainly works a lot better than a regular spoon.
The handle of the spoon is wide, soft, and has a good grip that allows maximum user control with minimum effort.
The spoon comes with an angle adjustable feature. The angle of the head can be adjusted by 360-degree with a rotated bead to meet different needs.
The great thing about this spoon is that it comes with a wrist belt attached to the handle. This feature makes this spoon stand apart from other regular spoons for two reasons. First, it helps the patient to hold the spoon firmly. Second, it makes it easy to pick up the food from the plate, it wouldn’t make your table dirty like other normal spoons.
The spoon is crafted with high-quality steel that provides greater durability and can be cleaned easily with hands or in a dishwasher.
- Made from high quality, durable stainless steel
- Angle adjustable, adjusted by 360-degree
- Dishwasher safe
- Wrist belt attached to the handle
- Affordable price
- Not heavy enough
- Small bowl size