In recent years, along with greater acceptance and inclusion of disabled humans, has come greater acceptance and inclusion of disabled pets. One of the highlights of innovations has been all kinds of mobility aids for pets, like the dog wheelchair. It is not technically a chair, but actually more of a cart, with wheels that support the part of the dog where the disability occurs. Continue reading
There are many reasons and advantages of renting wheelchairs, instead of buying them. Here are some tips and thoughts concerning the rental of wheelchairs and scooters. And an ever growing list of wheelchair and mobility scooter rental companies!
Wheelchairs have come a long way in a few short years. No longer are you stuck with the traditional manual wheelchair with a simple fabric seat and the need to be controlled by someone else. Now there’s such a thing as a folding electric wheelchair – and these devices are making a huge impact on people’s lives.
Dogs can often manage quite well with the loss of one limb, either front or back. Unlike humans, they seem to have no self-consciousness about such a condition and often adapt quickly and very successfully. However, the loss of use of either both front or both back legs essentially renders the dog immobile. In these cases, dog wheelchairs can make a huge difference in a dog’s quality of life.
The KD Smart Chair is original in its class as the first foldable smart chair wheelchair ever made available to the general public. As the cutting-edge market leader, it is often imitated and copied – but rarely matched. If you’re in the market for a powered wheelchair or smartchair, you would be well-advised to take a closer look at the KD brand.
Building your own wheelchair ramp is a significant project. It’s going to take some good, old-fashioned work. Can you do it? Of course, you can and the satisfaction you’ll feel from completing this worthwhile project will be so worth the effort.
Mobile ramps can be a useful tool or complete trash. It’s important to look at what you’re getting into before you buy. You want to find a ramp that suits your needs specifically.
As the Rio 2016 Paralympics have finally wrapped up, the wheelchair sports category managed to grab many people’s attention, especially in the United States. Wheelchair Basketball, in particular, got many Americans cheering. That is because it was the first time that both the Men’s AND the Women’s Wheelchair Basketball team won the Gold medal in the same Paralympic games.
This year the world is turning its eyes on Rio de Janeiro. And it is not only for the recently finished Rio 2016 Olympic Games but also for something just as exciting.
No two people are the same. In the world of wheelchairs, it means that users come in different build and sizes. While general wheelchairs are built for average-size users, some users need bigger size wheelchairs that can withstand more load. Fortunately, there’s the Bariatric Wheelchair product line specially made to accommodate the needs of these particular group of user.