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.
Better clinical outcomes are achieved when your patient is compliant (faithfully performs the prescribed exercise regime) between therapy sessions. To be compliant the patient must know what exercise to perform and how to perform it and must have the appropriate exercise device