Thursday, July 29, 2021

Tag: Wheelchairs

wheelchair repairs

More than half of wheelchair users with spinal cord injury needed repairs in past...

Vulnerable populations are most likely to experience negative consequences of wheelchair breakdown, such as missing work or school or being stranded outside the home East...

A New Rule Means Some People With Wheelchairs Can’t Fly On American Airlines

John Morris calls himself an "aviation geek." He's a frequent flyer who, in his power wheelchair, has traveled to 46 countries. His goal is...

Airlines damage 7,747 wheelchairs since January 2019

‘These medical devices are essentially a part of a disabled person’s body,’ says US senator Airlines in America have damaged thousands of passengers’ wheelchairs so...

Accessible Hunter creator inspires others to get back into the woods

It was, for Greg Traynor, a moment of revelation. It was autumn, his favorite time of year. And he was in the woods, archery hunting,...

iBOT, The Ferrari Of Wheelchairs, Offers A Lot More Than Just Mobility

https://youtu.be/iwWZhQewVd8 It may look liked a souped-up electric wheelchair, but CBSN New York's Dr. Max Gomez says it's so much more. NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —...

3-week wait for wheelchair repair shows system is ‘broken,’ says Toronto man

Problem is province-wide, advocacy organization says A Toronto man says he's been left stranded as he waits for repairs to devices on which he depends...

OmniBot – Rise Your Freedom

New-generation robotic mobility devices for people with disabilities Visit www.irise.bg for more information

Ink Master ‘Wheels of Art’ Challenge

https://youtu.be/yD7BKYdcB8Y This challenge is all about the canvases. The artists get the chance to design custom wheelchair spoke guards. New episodes premiere Tuesdays at 10/9c...

Quadriplegic Man Uses His Face to Move Wheelchair

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zARSY2UuEB4 Jim Ryan was a pilot for 38 years but that all changed three years ago while on vacation in Hawaii with his wife, Isabelle. "We...

Off the cuff: How I fell in love with my wheelchair

Don’t ever call me ‘wheelchair bound’. My wheelchair doesn’t bind me — it liberates me The wheelchair represents many different things, depending on the beholder’s...