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Wheeling tips from a long time wheeler

I have been using a wheelchair nearly full time in public for a decade now.  Over the years, a lot of my pre-conceived ideas about using a wheelchair have gone by the wayside.  Here are some of the things I’d … Continue reading

First Tips

I haven’t done much pretending other than the supermarket pretending you have a bad foot pretending with their “economical” wheelchairs. From that I haven’t gained much more than what I perceive to be the obvious. However the site needs content, … 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