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Can You Take a Wheelchair on a Plane?

January 1, 2022
People with disabilities are allowed to fly on airplanes, and airlines are required to do so free of charge. Before booking your flight, contact the airport or airlines to speak with someone who can give you the details of their specific accessibility policy. Also, remember to have the model and…
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Healthy Weight for Wheelchair Users

December 28, 2021
For wheelchair users, losing weight and keeping that weight off can often prove difficult as wheelchair users typically burn less calories through exercise compared to non-disabled persons. Since most wheelchair users have to transfer in and out of cars, beds, and bathtubs, being overweight…
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How to Sleep Better with Multiple Sclerosis

December 7, 2021
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) can affect you in many ways, like limiting and disrupting your sleep. Frequently, these sleep disruptions are caused by MS symptoms that may be felt gradually over the years. Doctors can use diagnostic imaging to monitor brain changes that may affect MS patients’ sleep…
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Wheelchair Accessible Travel Tips

December 7, 2021
Wheelchair-accessible travel, whether you utilize a manual wheelchair or power wheelchair, can come with some obstacles and need for assistance. To provide you with optimal access for your next trip, we’ve compiled these vacation tips for wheelchair users – regardless of your destination. W…
Healthy Eating for Wheelchair Users

Benefits of Healthy Eating for Wheelchair Users

October 25, 2021
Being a wheelchair user isn’t easy. Many places, such as buildings and parking lots, aren’t built to accommodate people with personal mobility devices. Another lesser-known challenge for wheelchair users is staying fit and eating healthy. The Active Times reports that sitting for too long&n…
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Standing Wheelchairs for Paraplegics & Quadriplegics

October 13, 2021
Standing Wheelchairs The thought of living with a quadriplegic diagnosis may be daunting. There are many things to consider when it comes to your mobility. A standing wheelchair for paraplegics or quadriplegics is a motorized chair that is powered by one or two batteries, with the intended…
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Support Systems and Resources for Wheelchair Users

October 13, 2021
It is sometimes hard for someone who is wheelchair-bound to feel independent, much less discover mobility solutions and obtain adaptive equipment without help, including financial assistance and support. There are many barriers for wheelchair users, but there are also many tools, systems, and re…
Can a wheelchair fit through a 30 inch door?

Can a Wheelchair Fit Through a 30-Inch Door?

September 23, 2021
Many people who’ve suffered from an injury or another debilitating experience that impacts their mobility use wheelchairs to commute and get around. Wheelchairs make it easy to get around from one destination to another while providing a comfortable seat to keep your body parts relaxed while tra…
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