Wheelchair Maintenance Basics

wheelchair maintenance basics

Your wheelchair needs your attention to keep it maintained in functional condition. It is very important that the wheelchair is working smoothly and no parts are loose or missing.  Most manufacturers recommend an annual “check-up” for a wheelchair.

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Wheelchair Use

People with wheels

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….

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Patient Transfer Board

Patient Transfer Board

Transfer boards are used when a patient is unable to stand and move from place to place. This article will help you understand what they can do, who can use them and who should not use them.

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Slippery Ramps and Wheelchairs

slippery ramps and wheelchair use

Slippery ramps and wheelchairs are a troublesome combination. The purpose of ramps are to make your home more accessible. But ice and snow can really be a problem, either it’s not safe or it’s just impassible. Here’s some options.

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Best-Fit Wheelchair

Wheel chair

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….

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Cleaning Wheelchair Wheels

Cleaning Wheelchair Wheels

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?

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Choosing a Wheelchair

Choosing a wheelchair

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….

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Portable Ramp

Suitcase Ramp Singlefold - Portable Ramp

Choosing the Correct Portable Ramp A portable ramp can be quite useful. “Portable” means that the ramp is not permanently attached to your home. The  ramp can be picked up and removed, or even carried around with you as you travel. The type and size….

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Happy Wheelchair User

Recreational Listening Seniors

How to be a Happy Wheelchair User You don’t have to just tolerate your wheelchair.  Your wheelchair should be suitable for YOU.  It should fit your size and condition. Keep in mind your lifestyle, hobbies, and work in life. You want it to fit you….

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