Benefits for the clinician and for the patient
- Ergonomic design
Comfortable to hold, allowing precise directional stability.
Stainless steel, chrome plated, or plastic handles are matched to offer the best option for your use requirement making cleaning and disinfection simple and effective.
The Riester hammer range is comprehensive and allows you to choose the right hammer for the procedure.
- Patient comfort
Rubberised contact points give the best possible patient comfort while allowing accurate diagnosis.
Riester Percussion Hammers
The Riester Taylor (or Tomahawk) percussion reflex hammer for assessing myotatic (often patellar and ankle) and cutaneous reflexes is the classic hammer design, featuring a triangular rubber head and flat stainless-steel handle. Lighter than the other versions it is used for myotatic and plantar responses with less effort and greater patient comfort.
The Riester Dejerine percussion reflex hammer for assessing myotatic (often patellar and ankle) reflexes and cutaneous is available with or without a needle to allow the addition of a pinprick test to check two variables: (1) the actual ability to feel a pinprick and (2) the ability to determine the difference between sharp and dull. Manufactured in stainless steel with an ergonomic handle for improved feel and accuracy.
The Riester Troemner percussion reflex hammer for assessing myotatic (often patellar and ankle) reflexes is a two-headed mallet with both large and small rubber heads. The larger mallet is used to test tendon stretch reflexes, while the smaller mallet is used to test percussion myotonia. Manufactured in stainless steel with an ergonomic handle for improved feel and accuracy.
The Riester Babinsky percussion reflex hammer for assessing myotatic (often patellar and ankle) reflexes is similar to the Queen Square hammer in appearance and function in testing the plantar reflex. The chrome, threaded handle can be screwed in from the side or straight for various use scenarios. The rubber head can be easily removed for cleaning.
The Riester Berliner percussion reflex hammer for assessing myotatic (often patellar and ankle) reflexes features a rubber semi-circle disk is attached to a metal handle bent at a 90-degree angle. Manufactured in stainless steel with an ergonomic handle for improved feel and accuracy.
The Riester Queens percussion reflex hammer for assessing myotatic (often patellar and ankle) and cutaneous reflexes has a plastic handle with a round metal head and rubber outer ring, the handle tapers to a point to allow for testing the plantar reflex.
The Riester Buck Percussion Reflex Hammer is a diagnostic instrument designed to evaluate myotatic and cutaneous responses in patients. High quality chrome plated finish also contains a needle and brush.
Percussion hammers – details
|Taylor||Handle made of stainless steel, 20cm|
|Dejerine||Handle made of stainless steel, 21 cm
Handle made of stainless steel with needle 21 cm
|Troemner||Handle made of stainless steel, 22 cm, 180 g
Handle made of stainless steel, 22 cm, 230 g
|Babinsky||Handle chrome plated 2 threads on head of hammer to either screw in handle from the side or bottom, 24 cm|
|Berliner||Handle made of stainless steel, 20cm|
|Queens||Handle made of plastic, 35cm|
|Buck||Highest quality finish, chrome plated with needle and brush, 18cm|
|Art. No.||Region available||Description|
|5030||All||taylor stainless steel|
|5038||All||dejerine with needle|
|5040||All||dejerine w/o needle|
|5045||All||troemner 180 g|
|5046||All||troemner 120 g|
|5035||All||buck, handle chrome plated, with needle and brush, in polybag|
|Art. No.||Region available||Description|
|11150||EU||Rubber for taylor|
|11155||EU||Rubber for dejerine|
|11156||EU||Small rubber for troemner|
|11157||EU||Large rubber for troemner|
|11159||EU||Ringe for babinsky|
|11160||EU||Rubber for berliner|
|11153||EU||Small rubber for buck|
|11154||EU||Large rubber for buck|
|11151||EU||Screw with needle for buck|
|11152||EU||Screw with brush for buck|
Where to buy?
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