How to Successfully Report Someone Taking Advantage of a Disabled Person

Crimes perpetrated against disabled persons are on the increase every day. Societal decadence is becoming a norm, making disabled persons more vulnerable. Although laws protect disabled persons and attach severe penalties for assaulting them, victims of hate crimes are often scared of speaking out for themselves. Sometimes, these victims go as far as enduring the[…]

Forearm Crutches vs Cane: Here’s the Right One for you

People with disabilities are usually advised by their physicians on which walking aid or mobility device to use. But what happens when the choice is left to the patient? Forearm crutches and canes are both suitable devices used by people with mobility difficulties. They both have their advantages and disadvantages. This makes it even more[…]

Knee Scooter vs. Crutches: Here’s the Right One for You

Healing from a leg injury may take a long time. You wouldn’t want a situation where you have to be immobile as a result of your injury. Because you have to go about doing some home activities and carrying out your duties at work. And you have to find a mobility aid that will ease[…]

How to Oil Your Wheelchair Effectively

The regular maintenance of your wheelchair will help prevent rust and ensure the smooth running of the moving parts. Wheelchairs manufacturers advise that you use lubricant spray to lubricate the moving parts, including the axles because increased friction between moving parts can lead to rapid wear and tear. They also advise that you oil your[…]

How to Decorate Crutches Beautifully

Crutches are helpful to those with medical conditions or injuries who require them for treatment. Decorating crutches is a simple, cheap, and DIY-friendly activity that takes less than an hour. The results are amazing and the benefits are tremendous. In this article, I’ll be sharing with you the various ways to decorate crutches beautifully. Why[…]

A Quick Look at the Major Benefits of Mobility Aids

The major reason why people use mobility aids is to be able to move around easily when mobility becomes difficult or impossible without support. Mobility devices are divided into 3 categories based on their functions. The first category is designed for people who can walk on both feet without support but need assistance to navigate[…]

Who Can Park in Handicapped Spaces? (Answered)

It is rare to find parking lots without a reserved area for people with disabilities to park their vehicles. These spots are easily identified by a white symbol drawing of a wheelchair on a blue metal board erected in front of the reserved space. The symbols are found at grocery stores, event centers, schools, hospitals,[…]

Electric Wheelchair Pros and Cons

The advancement in technology has given rise to the production of electric wheelchairs as great substitutes for manual ones. Older people with limited mobility strength and those with severe illnesses that have drastically reduced their ability to walk can now move effortlessly with the help of an electric wheelchair. Electric wheelchairs are also called “power[…]

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