The Affordable Care Act and technology may provide a new era in wheelchair design. Tomorrow’s wheelchairs look nothing like those we’re familiar with. While both manual and power wheelchairs have ergometric designs, the future of wheelchairs takes ergonomics to new heights.
So you want to see Europe, but you’re wondering how hard that will be in a wheelchair. Well, like other tourists, you’ll need some flexibility, humor and willingness to deal with frustrations. But you may be surprised at how easy it is. By planning your trip, you can help to ensure that your travels go […]
If you and/or your loved one are wheelchair users, you know that using a chair becomes second nature. For your wedding day, however, it’s wise to plan ahead. This handy wheelchair user’s guide to planning your wedding will help things go smoothly so that the focus is on the two of you, not on your […]
If you’ve used a wheelchair for a while, you know that regular maintenance is essential. You may troubleshoot your chair yourself between service inspections, or you may rely entirely on your service technician. However you ensure that your wheelchair is in top shape, the cushion is sometimes a part that gets overlooked.
If you’ve just begun shopping for a wheelchair, you might wonder about the difference between a standard wheelchair and a transport chair. They look similar, and at first glance, you might be inclined to use the smaller and less-expensive transport chair. But before you make your decision, it’s important to consider how you plan to […]