If you take your wheelchair anywhere outside of your home, a business, or the sidewalk, a regular wheelchair may not cut it. All terrain wheelchairs are designed to handle All sorts of uneven surfaces. Some all terrain wheelchairs can handle any type of terrain, while others, like beach wheelchairs, are made for one specific purpose. Choosing […]
How Do You Measure Yourself for a Wheelchair?
How do you measure yourself for a wheelchair? When you use a wheelchair to get around, comfort is the utmost priority. If you are trying to use an uncomfortable wheelchair, you could end up with cramped muscles, posture problems, repetitive use injuries, pressure sores and more.Not only do you need to have a properly fitted […]
Ring Video Doorbell 3 and 3 Plus Review
Ring has made a name for itself by creating an ecosystem of security devices that can be controlled by a single app. That includes a series of video doorbells, now led by their new Ring Video Doorbell 3 and 3 Plus. Here’s what you can expect from this video doorbell, from installation to day-to-day use. […]
Wheelchair Width and Doorway Modifications for Accessibility
How wide do doors need to be to accommodate wheelchairs? These days, people who use wheelchairs are more and more active in society, so it’s important that homes and businesses and public settings be designed and retrofitted with reasonable accommodations for wheelchairs to fit through doors and have full access. In this article, we discuss […]
How Much Does a Wheelchair Cost? Buying Guide
There are many different kinds of wheelchairs and many different kinds of people who use them. For this reason, the cost of a wheelchair varies greatly depending upon the specifications of the chair and the needs and abilities of the user. In this article, we provide some basic information about the cost of a wheelchair. […]
How Much Does a Wheelchair Weigh?
If you’re shopping for a wheelchair, it’s helpful to know how much they typically weigh. After all, heavier wheelchairs are harder to transport, but they also tend to have important features like a motor or the ability to recline, tilt, or stand the wheelchair user up.Let’s talk about why weight matters, what’s usually included in […]
10 Best Lightweight Wheelchairs – Weight Options From 12 lbs and Up
Getting a wheelchair into a vehicle trunk can be a real hassle with traditional wheelchairs, because they can be quite heavy. If you get out and about a lot, you probably want a lightweight chair that will be easier to handle for you or somebody helping you to get into and out of a vehicle. […]
How Do You Make a Home Wheelchair Accessible?
Living with a disability can be very challenging, and it is even more so when you’re trying to live in an inaccessible environment. Although every person is different, and every situation is different, there are a number of fixes (both complex and simple) that can greatly help to make your home wheelchair accessible and your […]
What’s the Difference Between a Wheelchair & Transport Chair?
If you use a wheelchair to get around, you’ll find that different chairs suit different purposes. Every wheelchair user is sure to need a chair for getting around independently as well as one to use in situations where it is necessary to have an assistant pushing the chair. In this article, we explore the differences […]
Does Medicare Cover Wheelchairs?
If you need a wheelchair, and you have Medicare, can you count on them to pay for your needs? The short answer is “yes and no”. As with most insurance programs, there are guidelines and restrictions in place with Medicare that can limit your choices in wheelchairs. If you have Medicare part B or part […]
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