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Comparing Ultra Lightweight Wheelchair Frames

Comparing Ultra Lightweight Wheelchair Frames

There are difference choices possible in ultra lightweight wheelchair frames – from those that fold with a cross-brace to those that are fully rigid. It is important to understand the similarities and differences in the wheelchair frames so that the initial choice of wheelchair frame type is optimal for individual clients.

4/19/2021

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Manual Wheelchair Propulsion

Manual Wheelchair Propulsion

Before a wheelchair user starts using a manual wheelchair, these key points of rear wheel position should be considered. It is essential for wheelchairs to be set up correctly and for wheelchair users to learn proper propulsion techniques. This makes manual propulsion easy - and minimizes the risk of injury.

11/12/2020

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Clinical Benefits of Tilt

Clinical Benefits of Tilt

Manual wheelchairs with tilt provide a means for weight shifts and position changes, reduce the risk of pressure injury by redistributing pressure from the pelvis to the trunk, and provide a safe and easy way for assistants to provide weight shifts for occupants.

2/15/2019

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