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Choosing a walking stick

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Choosing a walking stick

Choosing a walking stick Walking sticks are made from various materials. Metal and carbon fibre sticks tend to be stronger than wooden ones, and some are height adjustable, whereas wooden walking sticks will need to be cut to the correct height.  It is very important that your walking stick is the right height for you, otherwise it can be potentially unsafe and can't be used for bearing weight. The handles of walking sticks also come in a variety of shapes, ranging from the conventional crook handle and T handle to a 'swan neck', designed to make the stick feel balanced,...

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How to exercise in a Wheelchair

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How to exercise in a Wheelchair

Benefits of Stretching Exercises for Wheelchair Users Studies have been conducted and proven worldwide that stretching exercises provide a variety of benefits to wheelchair users. Benefits include increased flexibility, improved circulation, stress relief, improved posture, enhanced coordination, increased energy levels, reduced muscle tension and joint range of motion.   Stretching Exercises for Wheelchair Users For the first exercise you will want to hold your left elbow with your right hand. Gently pull your elbow behind your head until a gentle stretch is felt in your shoulder or back of your upper arm. You will then repeat the same steps for...

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Choosing a Wheelchair Cushion

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Choosing a Wheelchair Cushion

When many wheelchair users think of a seat cushion, comfort comes to mind. However, a seat cushion provides benefits well beyond comfort, including pressure management and positioning that can reduce fatigue and enhance seated balance throughout the day. Surely, not everyone's positioning and sense of comfort is the same, so understanding cushion technologies is key to selecting the right cushion for you. Seat Cushions are designed to offer: Comfort Pressure management Positioning Increased sitting stability Indeed, there are many wheelchair cushions available - including foam, gel, and air technologies - and in understanding the benefits and limitations of each one,...

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Wheelchair Selection Guide

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Wheelchair Selection Guide

Choosing the right wheelchair can be daunting. With so many variations and models on the market, it can be hard to decide what is best for your needs. When buying online, it can be difficult for people to make a decision because they cannot physically try the different models. Because of this concern, Breeze Mobility is dedicated to making sure you have all the information to make an educated decision for your health and happiness. In this wheelchair selection guide we will go over how to examine the different features of a wheelchair to help you find the perfect model.   ...

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Choosing the Right Mobility Aid for You

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Choosing the Right Mobility Aid for You

Whether it be an injury or age, decreased mobility is a huge concern in our everyday lives. However, there are a wide-range of products on the market to help us continue to stay active despite physical constraints. From wheelchairs and rollators to canes and braces, it is hard to know what is the right product for your condition. These tips will help you determine what mobility aid can keep you living life to the fullest.    There are three main categories for mobility aids; balance, support, and transport.   Balance aids are for those who are still able to walk,...

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