TheraPutty® exercise material

About the TheraPutty® and Puttycise® brands

TheraPutty® hand exercise material is 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 patened 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 exercise 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, puff microwaveable, progressive, scented and glitter formulas.
  • Puttycise® tools – including knob turn, L-bar, peg turn, key turn and cap turn.

Theraputty® products


Exercise putty is used for hand therapy and to strength hand grasp. Glitter formula makes hand therapy become visually stimulating.
Bulk convenient easy-to-open plastic containers available in 2, 3, 4 and 6 ounce capacities for individual patients to use at home and a choice of larger capacities, 1 and 5 pound, for the hospital or clinic. These containers have lids that fasten closed to help prevent the exercise putty from spilling out.
There's a new twist in hand therapy. Puttycise® tools are great for use with Theraputty® exercise material to increase function and versatility of the ubiquitous hand exercise material. There are a total of 5 tools: the cap turn, key turn, knob turn, L-bar, and peg turn. Each hand-held tool helps the user simulate various functions to help with everyday life. These are sold separately or in convenient portable kits.