The Precise Tape Measure overcomes the challenges of varied tensions, twisting, turning or sagging of the tape, numbers difficult to read, and the ultimate challenge of measuring with only one hand free. It is ergonomically designed to be easy to use. The numbers are large and easy to read. Patients can make most measurements with one hand and it applies a consistent amount of tension for accurate, reproducible results. Encouragement is sometimes difficult to come by and the added encouragement of seeing m easurable improvements has helped many patients stay with their treatment program and achieve maximal results.