Care recipient (cr) has trouble pushing him herself in wheelchair to get around

Try: Try renting or buying a wheelchair with pressure tires this type of tire is narrower than an everyday tire which decreases contact area with the floor smaller footprint the treads are fewer and shallower which decreases rolling resistance this results in the chair becoming easier to push and rolling further per push

Materials: Wheelchair w pressure tires

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical

Information: n/a

References: manual wheelchaur help 2008 by sherman oaks medical supplies available at www shermanoaksmedical com

Keywords: Wheelchair weak arms arm muscles pushing wheelchair

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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