Theraputty® exercise

About the Theraputty® and Puttycise® brands

Theraputty® hand exercise material has been used by therapists to develop and maintain grip strength since the 1980s. Many of you who have received therapy after a hand injury have probably used Theraputty® material.

The patent pending Puttycise® tools are a new addition to the occupational therapy universe. These tools can be pushed, pulled or turned through putty to produce specified exercises to simulate functional activities.

Theraputty® material is manufactured in the USA and carries the CE mark for sale outside the USA.

The putty product category

Below is a listing of some Theraputty® and Puttycise® products. Select a category link to learn more.

  • Theraputty® material - standard Theraputty® material is made from a silicone polymer and is gluten, latex, nuts, egg and soy free. Also available in antimicrobial, microwaveable, progressive, scented and glitter formulas.
  • Puttycise® tools – including knob turn, L-bar, peg turn, key turn and cap turn.

Theraputty® exercise products


CanDo® Theraputty® hand exercise material is the standard in resistive hand exercise material. Each color-coded putty has a different consistency ranging from xx-soft for strengthening the weakest grasp to extra-firm for developing a stronger grip. Available in convenient easy-to-open plastic containers (2, 3, 4 and 6 ounce) for individual patients to use at home and a choice of larger containers (1 and 5 pound) for the hospital or clinic. CanDo® Theraputty® material is gluten, latex and casein free.
Non-toxic anti-microbial additive resists growth of odor-causing microbes. Anti-microbial Theraputty® material retains the clean, non-greasy feel of original Theraputty® material. Each color-coded putty has a different consistency ranging from xx-soft for strengthening the weakest grasp to extra-firm for developing a stronger grip. Available in convenient easy-to-open plastic containers (2, 3, 4 and 6 ounce) for individual patients to use at home and a choice of larger containers (1 and 5 pound) for the hospital or clinic. CanDo® Theraputty® material is gluten, latex and casein free.
Exercise putty is used for hand therapy. Achieve increasing levels of progressive resistance by using one putty and adding hardeners. As your grip strength increases, work the pliable pellets into the base putty to increase the putty’s resistance. 4 pellets are included in each pellet pack.
Exercise putty is used for hand therapy and to strength hand grasp. New formula allows you to warm exercise putty in a microwave. Use warmed putty to perform soothing hand exercises.
Exercise putty is used for hand therapy and to strengthen hand grasp. Scented Theraputty® hand exercise material makes hand therapy more pleasant for youngsters. Using scented putty is a fun way for children to develop grip strength and stay attentive and participate. Tan (vanilla) is xx-light, yellow (banana) is x-light, red (cherry) is light, green (apple) is medium.