Why a Solid Back is Preferred Over a Slingback

Why a Solid Back is Preferred Over a Slingback

Wheelchair users can benefit from having proper back support. Yet, the problem many users face is finding the mobility device that best suits their back needs. Most are looking for a wheelchair that increases mobility and offers optimal back support.

Most wheelchairs are built for specific disabilities. This can make it difficult to find the right option for you. After all, finding a wheelchair that meets your needs will offer the best results.

That includes finding one that provides the right amount of back support. If you are looking to learn how to achieve better back support with a wheelchair, you should consider using a solid back wheelchair.

It is said that solid back wheelchairs offer a higher level of back support than slingback wheelchairs. Being that choosing the right wheelchair is very important, we thought it would be helpful to understand the reasons why.

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Air Travel for Wheelchair Users During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Air Travel for Wheelchair Users During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Passengers with disabilities file more than 30,000 complaints every year with airliners. More than 700 mobility devices become damaged, with some that need to be replaced.

Few wheelchair users fly commercially. Even fewer are willing to fly during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, flying can be essential, and you may need to board an airplane for one reason or another.

Air travel for wheelchair users doesn’t have to be a nightmare. The challenges wheelchair users face can be reduced with a few basic actions. Here is a quick guide.

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What Accessories Should I Get for My Complex Rehab Chair?

What Accessories Should I Get for My Complex Rehab Chair?

Do you have a wheelchair or power chair that is in need of a bit of TLC and a personal touch?

Your daily mobility should be effortless. It’s important that you feel happy and comfortable getting around from A to B with a certain air of grace and style. This is where wheelchair accessories and attachments come in.

There are so many options and add-ons to choose which can positively impact your levels of comfort. Not to mention that customization helps to show a bit of your flair and personality.

Our Complex Rehab Chairs are perfect vessels to add these little details and accessories. Check out our comprehensive guide to ensure you are always making a grand entrance. Continue reading “What Accessories Should I Get for My Complex Rehab Chair?”

How Important is Seating?

How Important is Seating?

In America, an estimated 1.7 million people rely on wheelchairs or power scooters as a mobility aid.

For those that spend a significant amount of time in their chairs, the position they sit in can have a huge impact on their health and well-being. A wheelchair seating system that’s a good fit can help them stay comfortable, while one that’s a poor fit can cause a host of problems.

If you want to improve your loved one’s health, learn some of the biggest reasons why wheelchair seating and positioning are vital for health and comfort. Continue reading “How Important is Seating?”

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 wheelchair 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”