Reinventing the Wheel
Take a look at this year’s hottest new products.
To Propel or Not to Propel
The amount of repetitive activity in propelling a manual wheelchair can put a person at greater risk for developing a repetitive use injury such as tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome or impingement.
Wash, Rinse, Spin
Cushions are made of many different materials: air cells, foams of different densities and thicknesses, gel, honeycomb or a combination. But they’re all designed to keep you comfortable and support you. And one of the best ways to get the most from your wheelchair seat cushion is to take good care of it.
The Trouble With Sitting
The Mobility Project asked Susan Cwiertnia, PT, MS, clinical specialist at Varilite, to discuss the importance of proper seating and positioning.
Checklist: How Is Your Seat Cushion Holding Up?
Look for signs of wear and tear before they affect your ride.