Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Wheelchairs

Stand-Up Wheelchair Lets Chef with Disabilities Continue His Career

In honor of National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, Vocational Rehabilitation shares the story of a man who was able to return to his career with the help of assistive technology. Winter Haven, FL (PRWEB)...

Magic Wheelchair

Magic Wheelchair is a nonprofit organization that builds custom costumes for children in wheelchairs. Our goal is to put a smile on the face of every child in a wheelchair. Ryan and Lana Weimer, the...

Real-life ‘Iron Man’: Paralyzed surgeon uses standing wheelchair to perform surgeries

https://youtu.be/QKLemdYK-wM Dr. Chris McCullough of the Morristown Medical Center uses a $20,000 dollar standing wheelchair enabling him to perform five to six surgeries a day.

A better world for wheels on Google Maps

https://youtu.be/_LbO-lr-6lU More than 65 million people worldwide need wheelchairs. I became one of them after an accident eight years ago, and I discovered what it’s like to navigate the world on wheels. As I learned, those...

New wheelchair provides opportunities for quadriplegic hunter

The nonprofit Independence Fund gave Nels Hadden an all-terrain wheelchair Tuesday. Nels Hadden may not be able to move his arms or legs, but he can still take down a deer with a crossbow. There’s no...

FreeWheel Wheelchair Attachment

FreeWheel = Mobility. Independence. Freedom. Whether you have a rigid frame or a FOLDING wheelchair, the FreeWheel is your ticket to Freedom, Independence, and increased Mobility. With the FreeWheel your wheelchair casters are lifted off the...

u2mobility.com

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Wheelchair accessible? Just ask Google Maps

Google is relying on crowdsourcing to make the world more wheelchair-friendly. The search giant has launched a new feature through Google Maps that lists whether a location is wheelchair-accessible. Available only in the US to...

How to set up and track Apple Watch wheelchair workouts

People in wheelchairs no longer get treated like second-class citizens when it comes to Apple Watch’s fitness-tracking features. With the recent watchOS 3.0 update, which brings lots of big changes to the fitness-oriented wearable,...

A Reboot For Wheelchair That Can Stand Up And Climb Stairs

Thirteen years ago, just as the United States began what was to become its longest war, a futuristic wheelchair hit the market. The iBOT allowed paralyzed people, including many veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, to...