Thresholds can be troublesome to cane, walker, and wheelchair users. If you have a threshold at any door over ¾ inch to 6 inches in height, a threshold ramp would be a good solution for that doorway.
Gait belts are needed to assist people with mobility or balance issues. They allow physical therapists or other helpers to have a way to hold and assist without grabbing the patient’s arm. This article will reveal proper use.
The People with Wheels are plentiful in United States. You probably know one or perhaps are one yourself. The way I see it, the best thing I can do to help is to change my attitude about wheelchair use. This article will explain what I….
At times, a caregiver is faced with a difficult job of transporting a loved-one to a doctor visit, when the person is unable to walk. This article explores the options of acquiring non-emergency medical transport.
Using a cane can be a great help for us as we age. It can help provide additional balance and endurance when we’re out walking. This article can help determine the best height for you.
There are many choices when choosing a wheelchair. Different people have different needs; therefore, different types of chairs. Discover which chair may work best for you.
There are times when any old wheelchair will do. Like for temporary use. But for most people who need a wheelchair, any adjustments that can be made to improve ease of use and mobility are welcome. Learn how to get a wheelchair that fits your….
Do you believe that your loved one might need a cane or walker, but you fear that he will resist that idea? How do you overcome reluctant cane-use? Reluctant cane-use can cause accidents and messes to clean up. Find out more in this article.
It’s hard to protect and clean your floors when you are stuck with dirty wheels. Many users of wheelchair,scooters and walkers use their equipment outdoors as they go about their day. But what to do during poor conditions like bad weather?
Choosing a wheelchair is a little more involved that just getting something that fits the user. It’s important that you consider all the places that you might use the chair. Especially in and around your home. One of the most common mistakes? Buying a wheelchair….