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Manual Wheelchair

As a manual wheelchair user, you may feel you have a lot of things to consider when choosing and using your chair.

You may wonder, “What wheelchair style should I choose?” Or “How do I  maintain my wheelchair properly?”

Our manual wheelchair articles will educate you on things like:

  • Different styles of manual chair and their features
  • Accessories and additions that can make your chair easier to use
  • How to maintain your chair and its spare parts properly
  • Traveling with a manual chair

Some of the things you will learn are:

  • When choosing a children’s wheelchair, you want to consider versatility, adaptability, and personality.
  • If your trunk and balance allow, lean forward when you push, for extra power.
  • It’s important to keep spare wheelchair parts on hand, and to store them properly.
  • Wheelchair gloves can be used to prevent pain, blisters, and calluses on your hands.

 

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understand physical disability

The do’s and don’ts of wheelchair repair

It is important that before considering the ‘do’s and don’ts’ of wheelchair repair we understand and explore how to maintain the wheelchair.  Topics such as correct storage, battery maintenance, cleaning and regularly checking the wheelchair enable you to ensure the product remains safe and productive in the long-term. It is suggested that review your UM/SM […]

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small wheelchair

Does such a thing as a small wheelchair exist?

We often hear the words “I am looking for a small wheelchair”, without delving further into this statement it is impossible to know what the person needs. A small wheelchair could refer to a wheelchair for a child, or one for an elderly person for occasional use that needs to be easily transported or on […]

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rough terrain wheelchairs

Rough terrain wheelchairs vs outdoor models – a direct comparison.

Outdoor wheelchairs provide great personal freedom and as wheelchair design advances the range of models available is expanding.    Many outdoor wheelchairs are now highly adjustable to cope with different indoor and outdoor activities, though they are generally designed for urban environments and may not be able to cope with more ‘off road’ conditions.  Alternatively, […]

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wheelchair spare parts

Wheelchair spare parts & accessories – what is available?

Accessories and wheelchair spare parts allow you to customise your chair to enable you to carry out the activities you want and need to do whilst maintaining your posture and position, being able to maintain and adjust your own wheelchair maximises its lifespan and your individual comfort.   Cushions Adding the right seat cushion to […]

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lightweight folding mobility scooters

Lightweight folding mobility scooters and community access

Mobility scooters are an excellent way to gain or maintain independence in comfort whilst allowing you to move around quickly, safely with efficient use of time and energy.   Lightweight folding mobility scooters are specially designed to be easily transported as well as being practical and durable. Lightweight folding mobility scooters are perfectly suited to […]

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wheelchiar for active people

What to look for in a wheelchair for active people

If you need to use your wheelchair all the time, getting the right chair is extremely important. Afterall, limited mobility should never stop you from doing anything. So whether you’re in the office, going out, playing sport or looking after the kids at home, you need to choose the wheelchair for active people. Here, we’ll […]

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action3

The Action 3 Wheelchair Continues A Tradition of Excellence

The Action 3 wheelchair is one of Invacare’s most popular chairs. An optimized design and improved functionalities make it an exciting addition to the Action family of wheelchairs. And cross-compatibility with other Invacare wheelchair parts makes the process of improving or refurbishing the chair even faster than usual. Functionality, durability, and portability are three areas […]

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Küschall Champion

The Kuschall Champion: A Rigid, Foldable Wheelchair

Have you ever wished you could have the driving performance of a rigid wheelchair, but the portable convenience of a folding one? The Kuschall Champion is a leader in its class, pioneering the foldable, rigid wheelchair 31 years ago. Continued improvements have made it as popular today as it was at first launch. And this […]

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