When you are healthy, there is no need of choosing between a knee scooter or crutches. In a state where you are suffering from a lower limb injury such as a broken foot or ankle or you have undergone surgery, there is a high possibility that you will need a knee scooter or crutches for… Continue reading How To Determine Whether You Need A Knee Scooter
Knee scooters are becoming so popular, as they are turning into a number one option to adults, and people with mobility issues due to injuries, illness, or surgery. Knee scooters can be found in different brands, styles, and colors but they share a common basic structure. They both have wheels, a resting platform for the… Continue reading When Does One Have To Use A Knee Scooter? Why Should You Opt A Knee Scooter Over A Walker or A Cane?
It is very important to learn the proper use of a knee scooter prior to scooting around your home, work or neighborhood. Here are a few safety tips and techniques that you should always keep in mind when you start learning how to use your knee scooter. Before you jump in using your knee scooter,… Continue reading How to properly use a keen scooter: an ultimate guide
Do you know how to fold a wheelchair? A wheelchair refers to a piece of equipment that is used by people with disabilities or injuries that can affect their moving capabilities. In case you are suffering from a spinal cord injury or heart attack, you might experience a certain condition that could develop into a… Continue reading HowFOLDING A WHEELCHAIR
Easy to push wheelchairs are made purposely for caregivers who push the sick and disabled ones in the wheelchair. This is not an easy task and it can lead to back pain. In order to make the task easy for the caregiver, there are different features that should be put into consideration so as to… Continue reading Things that make it easy to push a wheelchair
A wheelchair refers to a chair with wheels that can be moved and controlled manually or electronically. If you have mobility issues due to injury or sickness or age, your doctor will prescribe one to help you with moving. Before a doctor prescribes a wheelchair for you, he/she will first access your ability to walk… Continue reading All That You Have To Know About A Wheelchair Prescription
It is the first day for my sister to use a wheelchair. Me and her share a common inherited mitochondrial condition. My brother in law has little experience when it comes to pushing a wheelchair so I had to give him some important tips. What you have to know is that pushing a wheelchair needs… Continue reading Everything You Have To Know When It Comes to Pushing A Wheelchair
As you are pushing someone in a wheelchair, there is a high possibility that you will be hurting your back without knowing it. A research that was conducted at The Ohio State University Spine Research Institute tested measured forces applied upon the spine when pushing a wheelchair and identified that people are not good when… Continue reading How Pushing A Wheelchair Affects Your back?
Adults who are always sitting in wheelchairs find it so hard to lose weight. They use fewer calories due to the fact that they are not exposed to physical activities. However, in case you are a wheelchair user and you need to shed off some weight, there are some adjustments that you can make to… Continue reading Ultimate Tips For Losing Weight While In A Wheelchair
Collectively handling of patients is among the riskiest jobs that one can find. Everyone knows that lifting a patient is not an easy task as it poses a risk to your low back. However, a new study has shown that pushing patients in a wheelchair can also lead to spinal injuries. The major concern is… Continue reading How can Wheelchair Propulsion Lead To Back Pain?