How to Change a Wheelchair Tire Like a Pro

There are two main types of wheelchair tires; solid and pneumatic tires. Solid tires rarely need changing, but you want to be sure that you know how to change them should the need ever arise. Pneumatic tires have air in them, tend to flatten when punctured, and soften even without a puncture. This makes them[…]

How to Carry Things in a Wheelchair Conveniently

The type of wheelchair you use depends on the type and manner of injury or disability you have. The more restrictions you have with your body movements the higher your chances of using an electric wheelchair. And the lesser the restriction you have with your body movements the higher your chances of using a manual[…]

How to Transfer a Senior from Wheelchair to Bed Safely

Becoming dependent on others is almost an unavoidable condition of old age. As an elderly, certain actions become restricted for you to perform alone. Actions like walking or moving about, getting in and out of bed, and dressing up. You’ll certainly require a caregiver’s assistance in lifting you from surfaces. As a caregiver, there are[…]

How to Get a Wheelchair Van Donated to You for Free

Disabilities can arise as a result of defects in genetics, infection, drugs (or medications), exposure to radiation, or accidents. Accidents are likely to occur and no one can predict the severity of injuries or even the damage they can cause. Once you’re in this situation, you’re forced to adapt to the changes that have taken[…]

How to Ship a Wheelchair

No matter how much you may try, you can’t avoid moving from one location to another. It’s inevitable. Just by purchasing a ticket and getting onboard a vehicle, you can get to wherever you want. But what happens when you also have to take your wheelchair along with you or you want to send a[…]

What is a Bariatric Wheelchair? (Answered)

Bariatric wheelchairs, also known as heavy-duty wheelchairs, are a special type of wheelchairs designed to bear the weight of obese persons. Obese persons suffering from severe medical conditions such as stroke, osteoarthritis, muscular weakness, and cardiovascular diseases might have to rely on wheelchairs to move about. Using the standard wheelchair might be dangerous. Not only[…]

How to Change Your Address with Social Security Disability

In times of economic recession, social security insurance is a God-sent for every disabled person. It is also a saving grace for retirees and older adults. However, you must constantly update your details with the social security disability to continue to enjoy the benefits. One of those details that need to be regularly updated is[…]

How to Score Headache Disability Index

The headache disability index is an effective and reliable instrument for assessing headache disability in diverse persons. Medical experts use this instrument to categorize headache disability for varying purposes like social security insurance and other benefits. So, it makes sense to have forehand knowledge of this instrument if you have a headache disability condition. In[…]

How to Motorize a Manual Wheelchair

Manual wheelchairs are mostly utilized by active disabled individuals who can still make great use of the limbs and parts of the body. There are various types of manual wheelchairs; they range from standard chairs to light chairs and Hemi height chairs. They all give the disabled the desired and much yearned independence. In addition,[…]

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