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Going Down Curved Steps Forward

By: Leandre Casselman This is an advanced trick. Try it with someone behind you and in front of you for the first time. Use only on long steps so that you can pause between each step. If you are going … Continue reading

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Advanced Bumping Down Steps

By: Leandre Casselman This technique for going down stairs requires you to travel towards the top step at a comfortable speed and then pop the front end of your chair just before you reach the edge, but not into a … Continue reading

The Scootcher – Up the stairs on your own

Although we’d like them to be, there are many places that aren’t accessible – take for instance my own basement. My laundry room is in the basement. Yep that’s right – down a set of stairs all the way in … Continue reading

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Going Down Stairs Forward

This is an advanced trick. Try it with someone behind you and in front of you for the first time. Use only on long steps so that you can pause between each step. If you are going to fall, fall … Continue reading

Bumping Down Stairs with One Rail

Using only one arm to guide you while you bump down stair-by-stair allows the other arm free to hold onto your legs.

Bumping Down Stairs with Two Rails

In this method, simply hold the rails, allowing your hands to slip down along the rails as you bump stair-by-stair.

New Age Style for Going Up Stairs

This one I find trickier but some crips I have met swear by this method. The helper stays on the side of the chair and pulls the chair up by the hand rims. This is done one stair at a … Continue reading

Traditional Bumping Up Stairs

In this trick, someone stands behind you and pulls while making sure the chair is tipped back enough so that you don’t fall out the front of the chair. The wheelie can provide support by pulling along the stair rail. … Continue reading

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