accidents with wheelchairs

Wheelchair disasters offer simple safety lessons

posted on January 1, 2008 - 2:49pm
All wheelchair drivers have run over some toes, bashed into walls and unintentionally moved large pieces of furniture. But the drivers profiled in this article have gone beyond mishaps and experienced true wheelchair disasters, or near-disasters. Their pain can be your gain, if their hard-won yet simple wisdom helps prevent these calamities from happening to you. Hitchin’ a ride
posted on January 1, 2006 - 3:22pm
QUEST Vol. 13, No. 1
Living with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, I have to rely on my wife for a lot of assistance in day-to-day living. Luckily, Sharon is exceptionally strong for such a thin, feminine woman. She can pick me up and move me around relatively easily. And my average weight’s 150 pounds. (In fairness I must disclose...