Care recipient (cr) has weak arm strength and finds it hard to push him herself in a wheelchair without assistance

Try: Try adjusting the wheelchair wheel camber on the rear wheels of a wheelchair it can be described as an angling that brings the top of the wheels closer to each other the wheelchair wheel camber places the push rims in a more ergonomic position for pushing it is more natural to push down and outward it also makes turning quicker

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

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

Keywords: Wheelchair pushing wheelchair

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

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