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Wheelchair Uses And Aids

By Ace Winget

There are a lot of different wheelchairs available for clients to use. They are a wonderful way for people to learn how to be mobile, even if they can’t walk. They provide a great source of movement for those who are confined to not walking.

Usually disabled people are the ones that use them. Patients or people recovering from surgery also use them for a short amount of time. They allow them the chance to recover and not exert themselves with a walk.

People don’t like being stuck in one place. We love being mobile. We love being able to move out on our own. It is hard when our normal, daily routines are changed. People, especially athletes, have a hard time being immobile.

Because of this, a lot of athletic events are now held for disabled people. Races and games are now being catered towards disabled individuals. It allows people to compete in an athletic, sport venue and do a variety of different sports.

Throughout the world sport events catered towards disabled persons are being held. These are happening in many different countries. Thousands of disabled people are now participating in a variety of sport programs, events, and sports.

These tournaments can really boost morale. They are not only able to do something that they love, but they are doing it with people who are in similar circumstances that they are in. Everyone in the event is disabled and participating with a new spirit of life and achievement.

These events can be done in a variety of types of chairs. Manual wheelchairs are moved independently, or with the help of someone. They are made to be light weight, and are very handy in sport events.

The other type is electronic wheelchairs. These are not typically used for sporting events or outdoors. They have too high a chance of tipping over or having other issues. Instead, they are typically used indoors, in a home or office.

Alpine Home Medical carries scooters, stair lifts, vehicle lifts, lift chairs, wheelchairs, respiratory equipment, bathroom safety equipment, and other mobility devices. We are dedicated to serving, supporting and improving the lives of our customers.

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Winget, Ace "Wheelchair Uses And Aids." Wheelchair Uses And Aids. 11 Jul. 2010. 26 Sep 2014 <>.

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Winget, A (2010, July 11). Wheelchair Uses And Aids. Retrieved September 26, 2014, from

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