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Is it Worth Investing in a High Quality Wheelchair?

Is it Worth Investing in a High Quality Wheelchair?

A wheelchair is a significant investment for you or a loved one with limited mobility. There are various price points when it comes to buying a wheelchair from expensive to cheap wheelchairs. Since it's such a big purchase, it's important to find the right one that suits your needs. Here are some questions you need to ask yourself to really ... Read More
Prevent Pressure Ulcers With Wheelchair Accessories

Prevent Pressure Ulcers With Wheelchair Accessories

Now that the user is sitting in the correct position, what else can you do to help prevent the development of pressure sores? Choosing a wheelchair seat cushions Over time, the upholstery of the wheelchair can start to stretch, resulting in the hammock effect. The solution to this is to put a hard board/surface on the wheelchair seat with a ... Read More
How to Prevent Pressure Sores for Elderly Wheelchair Users

How to Prevent Pressure Sores for Elderly Wheelchair Users

After learning about what pressure sores are and who is most prone to getting pressure sores, we are now going to learn about how to prevent pressure sores for elderly wheelchair users. First, we will teach you three methods of how to get the elderly into the correct seating posture. In the next blog we will show you what accessories ... Read More
Who Is Most Prone To Pressure Sores?

Who Is Most Prone To Pressure Sores?

In the previous blog, we learned about what pressure sores are and what can cause them but who is most prone to pressure sores? People with restricted mobility e.g. wheelchair users People who have previously had pressure sores People who are not able to easily reposition themselves A lot of these factors apply to the elderly. It is the elderly ... Read More
What Is a Pressure Sore?

What Is a Pressure Sore?

“The presence of pressure ulcers is the third leading cause of death” for wheelchair users, which is why it is so important to understand pressure sores. It's also essential to understand who is most prone to pressure sores, how to prevent pressure sores in elderly wheelchair users, and what accessories can help reduce the chance of pressure sores. In this ... Read More
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