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Handmaster Plus Testimonials

"The Handmaster Plus is an essential piece of apparatus. It universally addresses the intrinsic muscles of the hand and forearm. It is a valuable tool for any physiotherapy practice."
-Alex McKechnie, MCSP, MCPA (physiotherapist),
Master Trainer & developer of the Reebok Coreboard

"Strong and balanced hands provide a huge performance advantage to hockey players of any level. The Handmaster Plus is the most complete and effective hand exercise device that I have ever used."
-Trevor Linden, Vancouver Canucks, NHL

"The Handmaster Plus is simple to use, easy to explain and affordable to anyone. My patients love it. They take it home with them...and they actually use it. I recommend it to everyone to keep their fingers, thumbs, hands, wrist and elbows healthy and feeling great."
-Dr. Vanessa Anderson (chiropractor) Moline, IL

"sEMG (electromyography) showed that 3D finger flexion and extension training using the Handmaster Plus provides the most complete, convenient and comprehensive finger muscle training protocol for the football athlete.
-Bill Reichelt (Head Trainer, BC Lions, Canadian Football League)

Climbers typically have overdeveloped flexor muscles and underdeveloped extensors. The Handmaster Plus is the only device I have ever seen that effectively balances the muscles of the hand, wrist and forearm to rehabilitate or prevent these injuries. The Handmaster Plus HHS is an essential tool for serious climbers."
-Jim Karn, Multiple U.S. National Climbing Champion

"Repetitive flexion imbalances and injuries are an inherent part of our sport. Dr. Zachary gives us a magnificent solution to this problem with the Handmaster Plus. It is super-effective, great for maximizing grip strength and so easy to incorporate into anyone's training."
-Ross "Rosco" Halcrow, Trimmer, Team New Zealand America's Cup Champions 1995; Illbruck, 2002 Volvo Race Round the World Champion, Current Member of Oracle Team

"We've looked at all of the hand strengthening products on the market and this (Handmaster Plus) is by far the best."
-Dr. Sandy MacLeod, "Body Talk", QR77 (AM770) Calgary, AB

"The Handmaster Plus does what it says. It provides resistance to all reciprocal muscles groups of the hand conveniently through full ranges of motion. Great muscle balance, great blood flow, great idea."
-Dr. Don Piche, Traverse City, MI, USA

"My hands are my business. I have not seen a better product for complete hand strengthening than the Handmaster Plus. I have noticed a great improvement in my hand strength and stamina."
-Darren Griff, professional golfer (Asian Tour, Canadian Tour)

"My mainstay, dentistry, requires a lot of repetitive motion. Since I have begun using the Handmaster Plus I have noticed a difference in the way my hands feel in the morning. Surprisingly and unexpectedly, I have even noticed that my hands and fingers feel more limber and relaxed.To summarize, the benefits of using the Handmaster Plus have been apparent immediately as well as long term."
-Dr. Eric Hershkowitz, DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) Bakersfield, CA

"I wanted to tell you how well the Handmaster works for me. The numbness in my hand disappears when I use it and returns when I don't…Perhaps I'd better explain to you that I am partially hemiplegic and lean very heavily on my cane for balance, hence the carpal tunnel syndrome, so I really need your Handmaster Plus to keep it at bay.”
-Gail Mcgilvery, Mississauga, ON 

"The risk of personal injury is always a concern to the musician. In my experience, the use of the Handmaster Plus has lowered the risk while increasing muscle control. In turn, muscle control has given me the important benefit of radically improving my speed, stretch and accuracy. I would strongly recommend the Handmaster Plus to any musician seeking the ultimate performance."
-Jennifer Ryan (entertainer/piano instructor) Vancouver, Canada

"My old wrist fracture has never healed properly. Since using the Handmaster Plus, I can now move my hand and wrist through a full range of motion, which I have not been able to do since before I broke it".
-Paul O'Shaughnessy, (furniture builder) Surrey, Canada

"Strong agonist-antagonist interactions are needed between the flexors and extensors of the hand and fingers to produce forceful hand-grip. Powerful flexion of the distal phalanges requires strong activity also of the finger extensors."
-Janet G. Travell, M.D. and David G. Simons, M.D.

"Strength training exercises and improves the ability of your muscles to do work by increasing the force they can exert (strength) and the length of time that they can exert that force (endurance). If you have arthritis, strength training is particularly important because strong, well-toned muscles and other supporting structures can help absorb the stress and strain placed on your joints. Weak muscles do just the opposite, forcing your joints to bear the brunt of impact, and encouraging joint misalignment and slippage."
-Fox, Taylor, Yazdany (Arthritis For Dummies)

"By strengthening the weaker extensors in the hands and forearms that have been left in a relative state of underdevelopment, the abnormal pressures in the carpal tunnel and on the median nerve are greatly reduced, allowing the body's natural healing processes to function."
-C. Ted Ostrem (Of Test MedicalSymptoms@Home)

"The Handmaster Plus provides the wrist/hand patient an innovative post-treatment rehabilitation tool that is easy, effective and affordable."
-Dr. Mitch Mally (International Conference On Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)

10 out of 10...
" I've seen a significant difference in how well I play my guitar. What I'm capable of doing with my guitar has already changed dramatically and I'm able to play chords I never thought possible! I'm quicker and stronger with whatever I play!"
-Kemper05 Logan, OH (www.musiciansfriend.com, Handmaster review)