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[…]

How to Protect Walls from Wheelchair Damage

Using a wheelchair comes with its own downsides; this includes damage to your walls when navigating or having a turn. Sometimes, your walls may be too small for you to make a turn with a wheelchair, thereby causing you to bump into them or hurt the aesthetics. But this does not have to be you.[…]

How to Pad Crutches with Socks (DIY)

Since crutches help to transfer weight from your leg to your upper body, you are very likely to have limited upper body freedom, especially if you use underarm or axilla crutches. Long-term and improper use of crutches can result in an injury to your axillary region. Also, constant strain on your arms and upper body[…]

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 Have Sex in a Wheelchair with Your Spouse

Sex is a pleasurable activity every married person ought to enjoy. It’s an aspect of marriage that shouldn’t be overlooked. It can be responsible for making the bond between couples get stronger and it can also be the reason a marriage falls apart. Having sex with your spouse can become a challenge if your spouse[…]

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 Make Your Crutches Not Slip

Crutches are mobility aids that help to transfer weight from the user’s legs to the upper body. They are often used by people whose legs cannot support their weight due to temporary injuries or permanent disabilities. Doctors and occupational therapists know the type of crutches to recommend and, in fact, only recommend crutches if you[…]

How to Adjust Your Crutches to Your Height Properly

Crutches have always served as good forms of support for people having various kinds of leg injuries. This has made their use a common type of mobility aid. With the advancement in technology, manufacturers have continued to produce better designs that will provide the needed aid users desire. However, as a user, the designs of[…]

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[…]

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