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Power Wheelchair Basics: Suspension

As we work our way through our blog series about power wheelchairs, our attention turns towards mechanics of the power wheelchair. Today we’re discussing suspension. Suspension is important to provide the individual driving the wheelchair a smooth, comfortable ride over various terrains while maintaining stability and traction for optimal wheelchair base performance. Suspension “Mechanism of…

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Power Seat Function Combinations

Our last three blogs in the power wheelchair series have been about individual power seat functions. Simply put, power seat functions are the different positions a power wheelchair can achieve. Today we’re looking at how power seat functions and the combinations available on different power wheelchair base types. Power seat functions can always be combined.…

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Explaining Power Seat Functions: Power Standing

Our last two blogs in the power wheelchair series have been about power seat functions. We know that power seat functions are the different positions a power wheelchair can achieve, and today we’re taking a closer look at power standing.   Power Standing Wheelchair There are manufacturers who have recognized the important health risks to…

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Explaining Power Seat Functions: Power Elevating & Articulating Lower Leg Support and Power Seat Elevation

In our last blog in the power wheelchair series, we started discussing power seat functions. Simply put, power seat functions are the different positions a power wheelchair can achieve. Today we’re taking a closer look at power elevating and articulating lower leg support along with power seat elevation. Power Elevating and Articulating Lower Leg Support…

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Explaining Power Seat Functions: Power Tilt & Power Recline

As we continue working our way through power wheelchair topics, our focus turns to the different power seat functions available on the market today. Simply put, power seat functions are the different positions a power wheelchair can achieve. These different positions can be important to perform functional tasks during the day (e.g., seat elevation for reaching…

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Wheelchair Drive Wheel Placement and Indoor Maneuverability

In our last blog about power wheelchairs and mobility, we discussed the benefits and considerations of drive wheel placement. This week we’re continuing our look at drive wheel placement in regards to indoor maneuverability. When instructing for indoor maneuvering, keep in mind: wheelchairs pivot at the drive wheel initiate the turn when the center of…

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Methods of Pressure Redistribution: Immersion and Envelopment

We’ve talked about methods of pressure redistribution in the past. To quickly recap, pressure cannot be eliminated in seating, so instead we must focus on the redistribution of pressure. Taking the same amount of pressure and spreading it out over a greater surface area will do this, but even then, there are different methods in…

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A User’s Balanced Ride Story: Titanium vs. Aluminum Manual Wheelchairs

This blog is part of our TiLite balanced ride blog series. See part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4. See our page all about a TiLite Balanced Ride here. When you look at ultra-lightweight manual wheelchairs these days, they look more sleek and stylish than ever. And why shouldn’t they? A properly fitted wheelchair can be seen as an extension of the individual,…

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