Title:
Hand exerciser with enhanced strengthening ability
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
The above and related objects are achieved by providing a hand exerciser comprising a ball like chamber in a ball like device with or without a clicker, grip like or spring like mechanism in it used to help strengthen the hand, fingers and forearm.



Inventors:
Smith, Joseph O. (Boca Raton, FL, US)
Application Number:
10/194471
Publication Date:
01/15/2004
Filing Date:
07/15/2002
Assignee:
SMITH JOSEPH O.
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
482/44
International Classes:
A63B21/02; A63B23/14; A63B23/16; (IPC1-7): A63B23/14; A63B23/16
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Primary Examiner:
DONNELLY, JEROME W
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Dr. Joseph Smith (Wellington, FL, US)
Claims:

What is claimed is:



1. In this device it is used for strengthening, arthritis, rehab of carpal tunnel syndrome and/or stress of the hand, fingers and/or forearm.

2. In this device it is used medically and for sports as a strengthener, preventative, and rehab for injuries.

3. In this device with an inner chamber with or without the clicker, grip like or spring like device in the center there is an increased corrective power in strengthening the hand, fingers and/or forearm for medicine and sports.

Description:

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

[0001] 1. Field of the Invention

[0002] This invention relates to an article of manufacture. More specifically, this invention is directed to a device and a method to enhance strengthening the hand, fingers and/or forearm. In the preferred embodiments of this invention, the device comprises a ball like article with a round inner chamber with or without a clicking, grip like or spring like device.

[0003] 2. Description of the Prior Art

[0004] The hand, fingers and/or forearm can be damaged by injury. To prevent this, it has been found advantageous to strengthen these body parts with various devices or to use them for rehab once injury has occurred. Typically this has been done by using balls made of different materials.

OBJECTS OF THE INVENTION

[0005] It is the object of this invention to remedy the above as well as related deficiencies in the prior art. More specifically, it is the principal object of the present invention to provide a ball like device, hand exerciser with an inner chamber with or without clicking, grip like or spring like device use for strengthening, arthritis, rehab for carpal tunnel syndrome and/or stress.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

[0006] The above and related objects are achieved by a ball like device, hand exerciser made of a material that flexes and expands to the gripping motion of the hand, fingers and/or forearm. This device has a ball like chamber in the middle with or without a clicking, grip like or spring like device used for strengthening, arthritis, rehab for carpal tunnel syndrome and/or stress.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

[0007] FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a ball like device, hand exerciser with an inner chamber.

[0008] FIG. 2 is a perspective view of a ball like device, hand exerciser with an inner chamber with a clicker, grip like or spring like device used to further enhance strengthening the hand, fingers and/or forearm.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION INCLUDING PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS

[0009] FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a ball like device, hand exerciser with an inner chamber. Point 1 is the outer part of the ball like device. Point 2 is an inner part or chamber of the ball like device, hand exerciser, which enhances the uesers ability to strengthen their hand, fingers and/or forearm.

[0010] FIG. 2 is a perspective view of a ball like device, hand exerciser with an inner chamber with a clicker, grip like or spring like device in it which increases the device's total ability for strengthening, arthritis, rehab carpal tunnel syndrome and/or stress.