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Tap turning tool, England, 1980

Arthritis is a painful joint condition that causes swelling and stiffness. People with arthritis often have difficulty grasping or picking things up. Simple aids such as this tap turning tool have been developed to help with everyday activities. It was donated to the Science Museum’s collections by the British Rheumatism & Arthritis Association.

Object number:

1981-754

 

Glossary:

Glossary: orthopaedics

The branch of medicine concerned with the preservation and restoration of the muscular and skeletal systems in the body.

Glossary: arthritis

Inflammation of joints; swelling, pain and decreased mobility are typical symptoms.

Glossary: tap turning tool

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