Massage too congested hand muscle structure liquidates pain and discomfort.
Designed form of a ring with two moving balls allows users automassage during wearing it.
After mechanical injuries wrist needs specific conditions for a reconvalescence. In a final stage it is necessary to stabilize hand in a proper position. Wrist structures needs to feel safe. Pressure and movement reduced to a minimum is a necessity. Designed piece of jewellery by means of minimal formal components ensures the stability of wrist.
Wrist pain is often an effect of a long-time contraction of a rectifier and flexor muscle of wrist and fingers during computer work. Forced and constant position of the hand doesn’t allow muscle and ligament relief of the wrist. When wrist comes back to primary position pain and pressure appears. One of possible solutions for pain prevention is introducing instable base during manual labour. The jewelry was designed for user to slightly change the position of the wrist during a work with computer mouse and to effect in convertible muscular work.
Massage too congested hand muscle structure liquidates pain and discomfort.
Designed form of a ring with moving roller allows users automassage during wearing it.
The most common neuropathy of upper limb is a carpal tunnel syndrome. Many years of manual labour e.x in front of the computer causes that disease. The symptoms are : losses of feeling and numbness of three fingers : thumb, pointing finger and middle finger. To prevent  this affliction physiotherapists perform therapy of the soft tissues, manual muscle therapy and therapy of hands ligaments. Designed piece of jewelry allows users to perform massage along carpal tunnel on their own any time they want. That kind of massage prevent this affliction. 
Point pressure too congested hand muscle structure liquidates pain and discomfort.
Designed form of a ring with small ball allows users automassage during wearing it.
Many patients who suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome feel relief while pressuring specific point in the internal side of a hand. Physiotherapists use an acupressure as a one of the treating methods in this affliction. Designed piece of jewellery allows autotherapy of congested hand muscle structure. 
MIKO+_physiotherapeutic jewelry

MIKO+ jewelry project addresses the issue of constructing the normative body in 21st century as well as it gives attention to the problem of unwanted body - the inefficient one. The project is focusing on the wrist -  joint exposed to congestions which are the result of modern manual work system - most often in front of the computer. Great percentage of people is struggling with the wrist pain caused by mechanical injuries or specific diseases such as the carpal tunnel syndrome. These conditions require wearing orthosis. Many people feel ashamed to use them - it points out a state of disability. Despite of the medical recommendations people, especially women are refusing to use orthosis. MIKO+ project is a family of  7 jewelry pieces with additional value - physiotherapeutic function. Jewelry pieces were designed in cooperation with a physiotherapist. Their efficiency  has been confirmed during the EMG device test which took place in Orthopedic Hospital in Poznan/Poland. The design responds to the needs of the most common and severe wrist disorders : mechanical injuries and neuropathies - its working in both ways - treatment and prevention. Jewelry pieces are made from gilded pink brass and mineral acrylic composite, all made by using traditional goldsmith techniques. MIKO+ project is innovative combination of physiotherapeutic and aesthetic functions. It transfers objects from medical to lifestyle field. The jewelry doesn’t reveal it’s physiotherapeutic function while enhancing the user's attractiveness.
MIKO+ physiotherapeutic jewelry
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