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 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,[…]

How to Easily Unlock a Power Wheelchair

If you’re reading this article, you probably just got a power wheelchair or are on the verge of getting it. Learning to walk with a motorized wheelchair is like driving a car. You need to master its features and controls, lock and unlock, and how to assemble and disassemble it. This article will show you[…]

14 Most Common Reasons for Wheelchair Use

There are several reasons for wheelchair use, and some of the reasons aren’t because patients can’t walk. There are individuals who have lost the ability to use their limbs or lost their limbs and require a wheelchair for movement. And there are others with invisible illnesses that make moving by themselves extremely painful. Using a[…]

How to Get a Wheelchair Bound Person into a Car (Guide+Video)

Moving a wheelchair-bound person into a car would require some important set of skills, especially if you don’t own a handicapped vehicle. Handicap vehicles make things easier by allowing you to not only move the person but also the wheelchair into the vehicle. But with a normal car, there are several steps and precautions you[…]

How to Get a Wheelchair Up and Down Stairs (Complete Guide)

Propelling forward with a standard wheelchair is a lot of weight, not to mention going up and down the stairs with it. The stairs movement is a feeling every wheelchair user dread since it requires a special approach to navigate smoothly. The simple truth is that getting a wheelchair up and downstairs is a lot[…]

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