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Will this chair fit me?

At some point in time, every wheelchair user is going to need to be fitted. Yet, if you do not have an OT (Occupational Therapist) fit you, you probably don’t know exactly where to start or what to measure. Let … Continue reading

Wheelchair Skills Training Manual

Table of contents: Safety Safety: Safety of the clinician Basic movement skills Propelling forward Propulsion patterns Propelling on carpet Turning left and right 360 Cross slope Propelling backwards Navigating around obstacles Ramps: Ascending Stopping in the middle to rest Descending … Continue reading

Wheelchair Purchasing Tips

This article was mainly written by Torte, a member of this site, and was added to by different users of this site in the forum before posting Author: Torte What wheelchair type?  Basically there are 2 tips of wheelchairs o … Continue reading

Invacare Tracer EX2

I’m sure we’ve all had run-ins with this, wheelchair or one of a similar level. It is the standard for supermarkets in America. It is designed to fulfil most wheelchair purposes and fit most people, but more importantly meet the … Continue reading