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Why Lightweight Folding Electric Wheelchair (Power Wheelchair) Can Meet All Needs

Why Lightweight Folding Electric Wheelchair (Power Wheelchair) Can Meet All Needs

For many wheelchair users, a self-propelled wheelchair simply isn’t an option for them, as it goes without saying that to get around in this type of wheelchair, the user requires a fair amount of upper body strength. Of course, there is the option to use an attendant propelled wheelchair instead, ... Read more >
How to Choose Power Seat Functions For Power Wheelchair (Electric Wheelchair)

How to Choose Power Seat Functions For Power Wheelchair (Electric Wheelchair)

In the previous blog, we explored the different types of wheelchair chassis and seats a power wheelchair user could choose based on their daily activities and seating support needs. In this blog, we are going to discuss the power seat functions available for Karma power wheelchairs (Electric Wheelchair). The next question ... Read more >
How to Recommend the Best Wheelchair or Walker

How to Recommend the Best Wheelchair or Walker

Choosing the right walking aids or manual or electric wheelchair for your client should always start with discussing the client’s needs with a Physical, Occupational Therapist or doctor. From a rehabilitation point of view, we want to maximize the mobile function of a client. This means, for example, if the ... Read more >
How to Transfer the Elderly into a Manual Wheelchair

How to Transfer the Elderly into a Manual Wheelchair

The core strength of the wheelchair user will determine the method in which they are transferred to a wheelchair. The methods described are suitable for those with elderly caregivers as they adhere to a “no-lift policy” which means there is strictly no lifting the wheelchair user for wheelchair transfers. To ... Read more >
Choosing a Folding Wheelchair for a Stroke Patient

Choosing a Folding Wheelchair for a Stroke Patient

When someone has suffered from a stroke, friends and family want to know how they can help. The best time to look for aids is when the patient’s condition has finally stabilised and improved. At this time, choosing the right wheelchair for a stroke patient will impact the effectiveness of rehabilitation. However, no “one” ... Read more >