Transitioning from a Manual to a Power Wheelchair

Around 3.3 million Americans use a wheelchair. From manual wheelchairs to motorized chairs, complex rehab chairs to mobility scooters, these mobility devices can help give you more independence and improve your quality of life.

However, there can come a time when your current mobility aid is no longer consistent with your needs.

If the manual chair you’re currently using is starting to cause you pain, fatigue, and other problems, then it could be time for you to transition to a power chair.

Here is some information as to why making the power chair switch could be the right move for you.

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The Absolute Best Wheelchair Accessible Vacations

If you or a loved one is in a wheelchair, it can be difficult to choose a vacation spot. Ideally, you want to find completely wheelchair accessible vacations where there’s a lot of activities that accept those who need them.

The search can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be.

If you’re having trouble finding a wheelchair accessible vacation spot, fear not. Here are some of the best choices you can make.

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How to Choose a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

When you or a loved one depends on a mobility device to get around, accessibility is crucial.

Whether you’re using a rehab chair, a wheelchair, or a mobility scooter, it’s important that your car is ready to meet all your needs. Beyond that, you want a vehicle that’s reliable, powerful, comfortable, and stylish, but you shouldn’t have to compromise on quality for accessibility.

So, what should you expect when looking for a wheelchair accessible vehicle? Here are some tips to help you find the perfect fit.

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Getting the Most Comfort Out of Your Complex Rehab Chair

Getting the Most Comfort Out of Your Complex Rehab Chair

One billion people, or 15% of the world’s total population, experience some form of disability.

In the United States, just over 6.8 million Americans use assistive devices to help them with mobility. Of these people, four out of ten report they are unable to complete most of their activities.

Whether you need a wheelchair, or complex rehab chair, we know you deserve to be comfortable and capable.

Because of this, here are some of our best tips to help you get the most comfortable wheelchair possible.  Continue reading “Getting the Most Comfort Out of Your Complex Rehab Chair”

Your Guide to Wheelchair Joystick Controls for Your Complex Rehab Chair

Your Guide to Wheelchair Joystick Controls for Your Complex Rehab Chair

When it comes to regaining independence, a wheelchair joystick allows you the maximum freedom of a complex rehab chair. You deserve the ease and comfort that the right joystick can provide to help improve your quality of life.

You might be surprised to know that there are a lot of choices when it comes to joysticks. There are also many other aspects that you need to think about when making a choice.

If you’re not sure where to start, then we’ve taken the guesswork out of your decision. Here is a complete guide to wheelchair joysticks and how they work with your complex rehab chair. Continue reading “Your Guide to Wheelchair Joystick Controls for Your Complex Rehab Chair”