Most people don't give too much thought to personal mobility - they just get up and walk anywhere they want! But for those who find getting around a problem, what are the alternatives?We tend to think...
It is possible to obtain a wheelchair either funded or part funded by the NHS through what is known as the NHS Wheelchair Service.NHS Wheelchair Services are run by local health authorities and are re...
I have a son who uses a wheelchair-he has spina bifida and is a paraplegic, but it wasn't until I needed a wheelchair myself that I realized what that actually meant. I had a bad reaction to Lipitor (...
One of the best inventions in the medical field that helped both the elderly and the handicapped is the mobility scooter. The world of wheelchairs was revolutionized by the mobility scooter and people...
The key to enjoying a cruise vacation in a wheelchair is planning ahead. Cruise ships must provide access to vacationers with disabilities, but so far there's a lack of guidelines telling them how to ...
Every year, thousands of Americans suffer from diseases or injuries that require them to use a wheelchair. What type of impact does this have on society? If you are the loved one of one of those who...
Having recently taken part in research to create accessible footpaths out of recycled chip bark and the testing of their level of usability for wheelchair users I came to one very important conclu...
Mobility vehicles are classified into 3 categories by the Highways agency.Class 1 Vehicles: Manual wheelchairs (chairs without an electric motor).Class 2 Vehicles: Powered wheelchairs and mobility sco...
The wheelchair is the most widespread mobility device ever invented. Its purpose is to help people with serious mobility problems move from one place to another. There are many types of wheelchairs, m...
There are many people around the world who have mobility difficulties due to diseases, accidents or other causes. A mobility device can be a solution to such problems as it allows a person to move fre...