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Tetraplegic invents Portable bottle holder system

Shared by Ana Duarte on 2017-03-20 15:48

About the solution

Oliver must drink very often. But due to his condition, it was impossible for him to keep himself hydrated without risking tipping the bottle and without having to be dependent on someone.

The patient designed a portable bottle holder system which works by blocking the bottle using wooden supports fixed on a planchette, to pierce the stopper of the bottle and to insert a plastic tube that will act as straw. They fixed the anti-slip to the corners.

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This solution shall not include mention to the use of drugs, chemicals or biologicals (including food); invasive devices; offensive, commercial or inherently dangerous content. This solution was not medically validated. Proceed with caution! If you have any doubts, please consult with a health professional.

About the author

Olivier Merle-Vignau, from Belgium, is tetraplegic. With the help of his father he made a portable bottle holder in order to drink alone without spilling.

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