Care recipient (cr) has trouble pushing light objects like doors

Try: Bend knees slightly keep ears shoulders and hips in line tighten stomach muscles lean in slightly toward the object to be pushed use legs and the weight of the body to move the object take small steps

Materials: n/a

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance

Information: n/a

References: transfer, wheelchair to toilet by krames staywell 2003 available at

Keywords: Mobility pushing arms

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

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