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The Do’s and Don’ts of Wheelchair Repair

Before considering the ‘do’s and don’ts’ of wheelchair repair, it is important that we understand and explore how to maintain your wheelchair. Correct storage, battery maintenance, cleaning and regularly checking your wheelchair for damage will ensure your wheelchair remains safe and productive in the long-term. Get to know your wheelchair It’s a good idea to […]

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What Should You Consider With a Children’s Wheelchair?

When choosing a children’s wheelchair, some of the things you may want to consider are versatility, adaptability, and personality. Not many chairs meet all three of these requirements. Check out this checklist that details the considerations you want to make, as well as lists some general tips on how to choose the right children’s wheelchair.   […]

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Chair Cardio Exercises

The Top 5 Chair Cardio Exercises

Exercising is important for everyone. Cardiovascular (cardio) exercise is any activity that raises your heart rate and gets you sweating, and it’s a key part of a healthy lifestyle. But if you are a wheelchair user, the traditional cardio exercises designed for able-bodied people may be inappropriate. Chair cardio is one way that wheelchair users […]

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Chiropractor Or Osteopath: Who Should You See?

If you’ve ever had the misfortune of suffering from a bad back, you may have found yourself weighing up your options with regards to treatment, and you might have stumbled across both chiropractor or osteopath services. But what’s the difference, and which would be best for you? The clearest difference between Chiropractic and Osteopathic treatments […]

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pressure care

Pressure Care: Why Is the Design and Selection of My Wheelchair Cushion So Important?

One size, one shape does not fit all! The goal in the selection of a wheelchair cushion and (back support) is to provide for an individual’s positioning needs and provide pressure care while promoting functional mobility and activities from the wheelchair.   But why is all this important? About Pressure Sores Well, to answer this, […]

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