You may be using a wheelchair temporarily to recover from an injury or surgery, or perhaps you're using a wheelchair permanently. In either case, using a wheelchair to get around can take some getting used to. In addition to mobility issues, there can be big lifestyle changes surrounding new wheelchair use. Among them are changes in employment, changes in your ability to drive or participate in leisure activities and changes in your peer group. In this article, we discuss ways of coping with these changes and also provide good tips for adjusting to life using a wheelchair. Read on to learn more.