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Top 9 Ergonomic Pens, Pencils, Markers

Take the Pain Out of Writing


Updated June 27, 2014

Writing can be a stressful and painful task for people who have lost manual dexterity due to:

A comfortable pen makes writing easier and less stressful for people suffering with soreness, swelling, and joint pain in the hands, fingers, thumb, and wrist. Ergonomically-designed writing tools can maximize comfort.

1. Pilot® Dr. Grip® Neon-Colored Retractable Ballpoint Pen, Medium Point

Pilot's retractable cushion grip ballpoint. Cushion grip designed for comfort and to reduce writing fatigue. Recommended by the Arthritis Foundation.

2. EzGrip Ergonomic Pens and Grips

The design of the EzGrip pen allows writing to be comfortable and effortless. The EzGrip pen eliminates cramping and pain by requiring minimal downward pressure from a single finger to control it and requires a very light grip. 5-star pen! Read the review.

3. Premier Mounts Uni-Ball SAN61392 Signo 207 Premier Roller Ball Gel Pen

Great pen for people with arthritic hands. Wide barrel, roller ball pen makes writing smooth and easy.
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4. The Ring-Pen

The design of this pen is beyond unique! The ring in the middle of the pen is for your index finger - which alters the grip and takes away strain and stress on the hand and fingers. Excellent for people with problems gripping. In the USA, buy from http://www.ringpenusa.com/

5. Evo.pen

The evo.pen has a unique shape, designed for adaptive use. It is unlike the usual cylindrical or stick pen style. The evo.pen is contoured to the shape of the index finger and supported by the thumb, allowing people to write without pain. Commended by the Arthritis Foundation, hand therapists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists.

6. Pilot® G-2™ Retractable Gel Ink Rollerball Pen

Easy grip makes writing less strenuous. Smooth gel ink.
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7. Pentel EnerGel Retractable Pen

Chubby barrel for easy grip. Glides smoothly over your paper. Writing is effortless.
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8. Sanford® PhD™ Multi™ Multi-Purpose Writing Instrument, Pen/Pencil/PDA Stylus

Great choice for those who love a wide barrel writing instrument in a pen/pencil combination.
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9. Foray Gelio Pen

Wide barrel pen with rubberized grip and gel ink. Cool colors. Makes writing fun again.
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