Wheelchairs for Narrow Doorways

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One of the most prohibitive elements of using a wheelchair is that it can be too bulky to navigate around your own home. Many older houses have narrow doorways that just don’t accommodate the large size of wide wheelchairs, so for maximum mobility when using a wheelchair, look for one that’s slightly narrower than usual when shopping. Below are some of the best features to …

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How to Clean a Wheelchair to Improve Equipment Life and Usability

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Wheelchairs can get messy. They’re in constant contact with the ground. That means that mud and debris can get caught in the spokes. And, because the people using them sometimes drop food, the upholstery often gets dirty. This means that they need to be cleaned both for your comfort and to avoid infections. Clumps of hair or dirt will cause permanent damage to the chair …

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Best Lightweight Wheelchairs that are Foldable, Portable, and Easy to Transport!

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If and when the time comes for a mobility device, the last thing you want is a heavy, clunky wheelchair that is hard to push and travel with. Most people don’t even know that wheelchairs come in all shapes and sizes… and weights! There are many factors that affect the weight of a wheelchair and it is very important to understand these options before buying …

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