How to Build a Beach Wheelchair

Wouldn’t it be great if you could join in the beach fun? Think about the sand games and treasure hunts. You probably don’t want to miss out. But then, you start to worry about your disability. How do you move around on the beach without any inconveniences? That is where a beach wheelchair fits in.[…]

15 DIY Wheelchair Decoration Ideas

Being wheelchair-bound should not prevent you from exploring your creativity. Your wheelchair doesn’t have to be just plain without any character or adornment. You can personalize your wheelchair in different ways or designs to tell the world what you’re all about and make it aesthetically appealing. Fortunately, there are many interesting and unique DIY wheelchair[…]

How to Make a Cup Holder for a Wheelchair (DIY)

As a wheelchair user, staying hydrated cannot be overemphasized because it helps with the easy movements of the rest of your body that aren’t restricted. A cup holder is, therefore, a useful accessory that helps you carry your cup or bottle wherever you go and prevents you from getting dehydrated. Dehydration contributes to the root[…]

Here’s How Much to Tip Wheelchair Assistance at the Airport

The law requires that airports make accommodations for people with disabilities. Most airlines provide wheelchair attendants/assistants for disabled passengers. Although the rules and regulations are different in some countries, most major airlines provide this service at no extra cost. The job of a wheelchair attendant varies but the primary responsibilities are similar in all locations.[…]

How to Remove a Wheelchair Lift from a Van

A wheelchair lift is a mechanical platform used to raise or lower a wheelchair into and out of the van. It is mostly used to conveniently transport power wheelchairs since most types are not foldable like the manual wheelchair. It can also function as a lift to transfer other heavy equipment into your vehicle without[…]

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 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.[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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