Month: August 2015

4 Safety Products Every Wheelchair User Should Have

Adapting to life in a wheelchair can be a bit of a challenge, and it can also lead to some safety risks that you may not have considered. It’s important that you be as prepared as possible for living your life in a wheelchair, and that includes investing in safety products to help protect you. Below you will find a…

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Are there strategies to help pull up your pants if you are paralyzed?

If you are paralyzed, there are likely many things that you encounter on a daily basis that are somewhat challenging. One task that is both necessary and incredibly challenging is pulling up your pants. Although the job of pulling up your pants may never be simple, it can be more manageable by following a few simple tips. Below you will…

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How to Avoid Falling While Transferring Off a Wheelchair

It can be tricky to maneuver in and out of a wheelchair, especially if you are a new wheelchair user. If you have a fear of falling during a transfer, you are probably looking for suggestions on how to avoid this fate. Below you will find a few suggestions on the best ways to avoid falling while transferring out of…

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Is a Power Wheelchair a Good Investment?

It can be difficult to know whether or not to make the switch to a power wheelchair. Not only can these chairs feel a bit more bulky if you’re used to something more streamlined, but they are also quite an investment financially. However, if you feel that you are having some difficulty getting around in your current chair, it may…

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Are There Any Wheelchair Accessories That Can Help Alleviate Pain?

Spending the majority of your day sitting in the same chair, in the same position, can certainly lead to some pain and discomfort. If you are a wheelchair user, you may be desperate to find a way to alleviate your pain. Luckily, there are several wheelchair accessories that can be used to help do just that.

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5 Things Veterans Should Know if They Are New to a Wheelchair

Many veterans suffer a tragic injury in the line of duty that may result in wheelchair use. While this can be quite a shock and a major adjustment, it doesn’t have to be an overall negative experience. Many veterans go on to embrace their situations and find new interests and hobbies that they may have never experienced in their previous…

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Using Your Wheelchair at a Skate Park

If you enjoy extreme sports and living your life full of action, you may be on the hunt for activities that you can enjoy while in your wheelchair. Luckily, today there are a number of companies out there who make it their goal to allow wheelchair users to live life to the extreme by constantly developing new products and technologies….

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How to Determine if You Need Wheelchair Assistance

If you suffer from chronic pain or have a debilitating injury or illness, it is possible that you may eventually find yourself in need of wheelchair assistance. However, it can be difficult to know when that time actually comes. There are several signs that may let you know that now is the time to begin using a wheelchair, even if…

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5 Reasons Pants Up Easy Was Invented

As a visitor to this site, you may be both surprised and fascinated by our product, Pants Up Easy. It’s an incredibly simple concept, and yet you’d be amazed how helpful it has been for users. It was created specifically for wheelchair-bound consumers, after our founder recognized how much trouble they have pulling their pants up after visiting the toilet….

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What Does it Mean to be a Quadriplegic?

Not all paralysis occurs to the same degree. A person can be either partially or completely paralyzed, and those who have paralysis of both their arms and legs are considered quadriplegic. Quadriplegia may be caused by a spinal cord injury, or possibly by a condition such as cerebral palsy or stroke.

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