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The Solution to Wheelchair-Caused Back Pain

The Solution to Wheelchair-Caused Back Pain
Back pain is a common side-effect many wheelchair users are forced to live with. While we’ve previously gone over regular wheelchair injuries and ...

What’s the Difference Between Wheelchair Brakes and Locks?

What’s the Difference Between Wheelchair Brakes and Locks?

There are many ways to customize your wheelchair for your personal usage preferences, including your brakes and locks. Some users prefer tight brakes that allow quick stops and maximum control while others prefer slower, looser breaks that allow them to ease to a stop, for example.

New Product Announcement: Strongback Ergonomic Travel Chair

New Product Announcement: Strongback Ergonomic Travel Chair
A wheelchair that doesn’t properly fit and contour to your body can lead to many nagging injuries. As we’ve previously discussed, wheelchair users...

Helping You Get Around: Ride Sharing Apps and Limited Mobility

Helping You Get Around: Ride Sharing Apps and Limited Mobility
Let's take a look at the various ride-sharing apps and services you can count on when traveling to meet your unique needs. 

The Benefits of Lightweight Wheelchairs

The Benefits of Lightweight Wheelchairs
Many wheelchair users prefer the enhanced mobility and freedom that comes with a lightweight wheelchair. But there are also plenty of other reasons to choose a lightweight wheelchair over more traditional chairs models, whether you’re trying to save energy moving a smaller chair, are an active traveler or require a wider range-of-motion for sports and leisure.

The Ins and Outs of Wheelchair Sizing

The Ins and Outs of Wheelchair Sizing
It’s important to get every measurement right when sizing for a wheelchair. A properly fitted chair can make all the difference in combatting disc...

The Most Common Wheelchair Injuries and How You Can Avoid Them

The Most Common Wheelchair Injuries and How You Can Avoid Them
From blisters to over-used shoulders, knowledge is your best weapon against injuries related to wheelchair use. To help keep you safe and sound, w...

Do you need a more durable wheelchair?

Do you need a more durable wheelchair?
If you expose your wheelchair to regular strain, you may be adding mileage to your device that shortens its reliability and damages important comp...

Exercises to Increase Mobility for Wheelchair Users

Exercises to Increase Mobility for Wheelchair Users
Regardless of age, physical condition or current fitness level, moderate exercise and increased flexibility introduces a lot of benefits to your d...

How to Upgrade Your Wheelchair into a Traveling Companion

How to Upgrade Your Wheelchair into a Traveling Companion
Nothing should prevent you from seeing the greatest sights the world has to offer — even limited mobility. If you haven’t already, be sure to chec...

Planning your next vacation: Barcelona, Spain

Planning your next vacation: Barcelona, Spain
After our article on accessible wheelchair travel destinations, we thought we’d take another helpful look at popular accessible destinations across...

When Your Accessible Travel Plans Have Plans: Tips from Travel Blogger “Simply Emma”

When Your Accessible Travel Plans Have Plans: Tips from Travel Blogger “Simply Emma”
We recently heard from Emma, titular writer, traveller and blogger behind Simply Emma, who was kind enough to share some experiences with us. The ...