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Manual Wheelchair Propulsion

Manual Wheelchair Propulsion

10/02/2021

Before a wheelchair user starts using a manual wheelchair, these key points of rear wheel position should be considered. It is essential for wheelchairs to be set up correctly and for wheelchair users to learn proper propulsion techniques. This makes manual propulsion easy - and minimizes the risk of injury.

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Visualising the Ideal Wheelchair

Visualising the Ideal Wheelchair

10/02/2021

Have you ever heard the phrase, "a picture is worth a thousand words?" It is a rather common phrase in the United States that first emerged in the early part of the 20th century. In short, it means a picture can provide a description or tell a story just as well, if not better than, a lot of words.

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Seating and Wheelchair Angles

Seating and Wheelchair Angles

9/07/2019

Provide support in the most posturally aligned comfortable position.  However, there may need to be compromises for supporting optimal levels of active movement for functional tasks.

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